bmadden Posted February 28, 2008 Share Posted February 28, 2008 Hello I am having a problem installing oscommerce through xampp. I keep getting the error message Unknown MySQL server host 'http' (11001) to explain I can't install it online as my server provider have refused to allow me change the file permissions so I need to install locally Apache and mySql are working fine, I did the checks using http://localhost/ oscommerce is installed in the htdoc folder extension http://localhost/catalog/install/install.php I created a database using phpadmin I am on the new installation page of oscommerce following the steps in a tutorial I found. they are filled in as follows database server: http://localhost/ ( I also tried enter just localhost Username: user@root Password: (I did not set one yet) Database Name:[/b (its the one I created in php admin) when I click on continue I get the error message "Unknown MySQL server host 'http' (11001)" This is my first time using xampp I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling it, after two hours searching forums I am completely lost. would appreciate advise. thanks. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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