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[resolved] SQLSTATE[28000] [1045] Access denied for user (3 posts)

  1. Sumukha
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hello,
    I just can't figure out what I am doing wrong and would appreciate some help:
    I am importing from a DreamHost site, copied the credentials from the config file into the "Joomla database parameters". Upon hitting "test the connection", I am getting an error:
    [fgj2wp] Couldn't connect to the Joomla database
    SQLSTATE[28000] [1045] Access denied for user
    '(the db user for joomla)'@'(my host, not the joomla db host!!!!)' (using password: YES).

    Double checked, triple checked...

    What am I doing wrong?

    Thanks!

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/fg-joomla-to-wordpress/

  2. Sumukha
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Well, I managed to export the db and import the sql file into my server, take it from there.

    Still curious what went wrong?

    Thanks!

  3. Kerfred
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    It was because your WordPress host doesn't have access to your Joomla database. You made the right solution.

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