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ricbax 8th September 2005 23:55

MySQL issue during install of ISPConfig
 
Can someone please help me with this problem?

Preparing files. Please wait a moment...
All prerequisites are fulfilled.
Here we go...
Please enter your MySQL server:localhost
Please enter your MySQL user:root
Please enter your MySQL password:my password went here
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
ERROR: The provided MySQL password is wrong! The installation routine stops here!
You have new mail in /var/spool/mail/root

The weird thing is ... when I enter my password from the command line

[root@server1]# mysql -uroot -pXXXXXX

I get the mysql prompt

Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 13 to server version: 4.1.12

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

mysql>

Any ideas? :confused:

till 9th September 2005 10:21

Do you have any special charackters in your mySQL password? The installers seems to have problems with that sometimes. Another thind, have you disabled "skip-networking" in your mysql configuration? ISPCOnfig has to connect trough tcp sockets on localhost.

ricbax 10th September 2005 04:40

I figured out the problem and it was human error :rolleyes:

dranieri 16th September 2005 09:37

MySql password error
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by till
Do you have any special charackters in your mySQL password? The installers seems to have problems with that sometimes. Another thind, have you disabled "skip-networking" in your mysql configuration? ISPCOnfig has to connect trough tcp sockets on localhost.


I have checked everything and verified my MySQL password and user....it is giving me the same error message....I don't know what else to do.....please help me.

till 16th September 2005 09:41

Quote:

Originally Posted by dranieri
I have checked everything and verified my MySQL password and user....it is giving me the same error message....I don't know what else to do.....please help me.

please post the output of this command to the forum:

Code:

netstat -tap | grep mysql
Does your mySQL password contains any special chars (other than a-z A-Z 0-9 _)?


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