On 08/01/07, David_S_Green(a)dell.com <David_S_Green(a)dell.com> wrote:
I have the correct username and password in that file.
Do I need
*Which* username and password?
Most wikis will need MediaWiki set up to operate based on two sets of
MySQL credentials; the normal use user and the maintenance user.
The first requires INSERT, SELECT, UPDATE and DELETE permissions on
the database; it's specified using $wgDBuser and $wgDBpassword in
LocalSettings.php, and MediaWiki uses it for non-maintenance tasks
(although some maintenance scripts which don't do anything fancy will
also use it).
The second is set up in AdminSettings.php and *additionally* requires
CREATE, ALTER and DROP permissions on the database (and possibly
(The other credentials come into play in replication scenarios,
external storage, common repositories and all manner of other