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Too many connections error when installing...


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I am trying to install osCommerce in tripod.co.uk for testing purposes. I get the following error message when I am trying to install it (In the step where the installation script is trying to connect to the database.


osCommerce Configuration

A test connection made to the database was NOT successful.


The error message returned is:

Too many connections


Please click on the Back button below to review your database server settings.

If you require help with your database server settings, please consult your hosting company.


has anyone any idea what the problem could be?

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The "Too many connections " error is not from osc but to many clients (clients meaning you who buys hosting). trying to connect on the same server.

Ask your hosting provider what is ratio clients/server is




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