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Unable to connect to database server!


amitklahiri

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Hello,

 

I have a situation regarding connection with the server. After successful installation I rename the /catalog/install folder to /catalog/_install and try to access the osCommerce from the localhost by running,

http://localhost/oscommerce/catalog/index.php [for catalog]

http://localhost/oscommerce/catalog/admin/index.php [for admin]

 

But I have received the error message 'Unable to connect to database server!'. Then I update the files

/catalog/includes/configure.php

/catalog/admin/includes/configure.php

with the manual insertion of the fields

define('DB_SERVER', '');

define('DB_SERVER_USERNAME', 'mysql');

define('DB_SERVER_PASSWORD', '');

define('DB_DATABASE', 'osCommerce');

define('USE_PCONNECT', 'false');

define('STORE_SESSIONS', '');

 

I able to run the http://localhost/oscommerce/catalog/index.php file but not the second one. I do not understand the problem. Please help by providing your valuable suggestions.

 

Thanks & Regards.

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In the includes FOLDER (catalog and admin) where the normal configure.php files are there is a FOLDER named local

 

On some installs there may be a configure.php inside the local FOLDER (catalog and admin)

 

If there is, anything in it overrides anything in the normal configure.php files.

 

Something to check.

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