[Mediawiki-l] error running rebuildImages.php Access denied (Rene Salmon

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 07:40:51 UTC 2006


Recommendation: Don't use root, just because...don't. Create another
account will full permissions on the one database, and use that.


Rob Church

On 24/03/06, Jasmin Hannemann <Jasmin.Hannemann at macd.com> wrote:
> Hi rene,
>
> to rebuild the images you need the rights on your wikidb as admin, but
> these would not be saved. So you have to add the varibles
>
> $wgDBadminuser = "root";
> $wgDBadminpassword = "xxx";
>
>
> Cheers
>
>
> >Message: 10
> >Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 19:35:52 -0600
> >From: Rene Salmon <rsalmon at tulane.edu>
> >Subject: [Mediawiki-l] error running rebuildImages.php  Access denied
> >To: mediawiki-l at Wikimedia.org
> >Message-ID: <44234CF8.2000905 at tulane.edu>
> >Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >I just installed media wiki and am trying to add some images to the site
> >without having to upload them.  I have full access to the www server so
> >I am just copying the images to the wiki/images folder.  I tried to edit
> >some pages and selected to embed the images but I can't seem to get the
> >images to display.
> >
> >
> >I read somewhere that I need to run the rebuildImages.php script on the
> >shell get the images to display.  I tried this but I get this error message:
> >
> >Can't contact the database server: Access denied for user 'www @
> >localhost' (using password: NO)
> >
> >any ideas?
> >
> >Thanks
> >Rene
> >
> >
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>
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