Originally Posted by till
If its the same password string, then the password in the config or mysql db must have been altered as the password is cleartext in the config file while the password in the mysql database is encrpyted with the mysql password function. So if they are the same, then you either have a encrypted password in the ispconfog password file or a unencrypted password in the mysql user database.
For some reason it seems the password indeed was put as plaintext in the database. So that cleared the problem. Still the first occurence of problems was weird. If the database was not available, how did the user interface work at all?
Anyhow, thank you very much for the help.
(ps. is there some donation mechanism for ISPConfig?)