[Mediawiki-l] [OT] Create user accessing MySQL DB

Emufarmers Sangly emufarmers at gmail.com
Sat May 12 02:12:47 UTC 2007

Some hosts require that you specify the database hostname when connecting,
rather than just using localhost.  Perhaps this is the case here?

On 5/11/07, Rob Church <robchur at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/05/07, Andreas Tille <tillea at rki.de> wrote:
> > ... which is exactly what I intended.  If you specify only -p
> I know it's exactly what you intended. I was clarifying for the other,
> confused respondents on this thread.
> > So this is not the source of the problem and moreover MediaWiki
> > would not have trouble to log in because the Password is obtained
> > from the config file without strange syntax.
> Is the password correct?
> Are you using a MySQL 4.0.x server and a MySQL 4.1.x or 5.x client,
> which might introduce problems due to the change in password
> hashing/encryption/etc. between these versions?
> (http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/old-client.html)
> See also http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/password-too-long.html,
> although this is a much rarer situation.
> If MediaWiki can't connect to the database, and your credentials don't
> appear to work on the command line either, then you don't have a
> MediaWiki problem, you have a MySQL problem.
> Rob Church
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