Don't see mysql5.initial.sql located in your web within the SQL folder

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by giganet, Sep 12, 2007.

  1. giganet

    giganet New Member

    Hello Group...

    EDIT: I did locate the particular file within the RoundCube SQL folder and inserted it into the SQL query field and succesfully created the tables.

    As I think about this particular installation method. I would have to migrate all of my clients email accounts to the RoundCube host to enable access the individuals email accounts wouldn't I?
    So their email addresses would change from [email protected] TO [email protected]...

    Is there a way using Roundcube to retrieve email from another domain?

    Thanks for the help...


    Am at step 7 presently...
    Now line 3 below is where I am stuck...

    Once I logged into PHPMyAdmin I select the db from the DropDown, the screen changes and informs that there are no tables-
    Next I select 'SQL' tab which opens a SQL query window, where am i supposed to locate the file mysql.initial.sql in PHPMyAdmin to press the 'Start' button at?

    I installed PHPMyAdmin using the PHPMyAdmin link found at ISPConfig:

    Logged into ISPConfig Admin used: Managment => Update Manager => Update and placed the link from above into the URL field, then selected the URL RADIO and pressed Install, in just a moment ISPConfig said the installation was successful.

    When I log into PHPMyAdmin though I see the following warn:

    This seems to be a problem potentially, what would be the best thing to do?

    Thanks for your help

    Last edited: Sep 13, 2007
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    Unfortunately I don't know enough about RoundCube to tell you... :(

    Update mysql-client to version 5.
  3. giganet

    giganet New Member

    Thank You Falko...

    Not sure of how to update MySQL4 to MySQL5 so I searched the net and found:

    I tried this method but it made me nervous as it directly affected MySQL5, after I used the 'I' option when prompted by the installation to use distribution copy it shut down MySQL and didn't change the MySQL version found in PHPMyAdmin.

    I found after running the above procedure ISPConfig and PHPMyAdmin too was inaccessible until I restarted MySQL.

    Could you give me a shove in the right direction to safely upgrade from MySQL4 to MySQL5 for MyPHPAdmin avoiding interfereing with the server version of MySQL5 which is serving ISPConfig presently?

    Thanks allot Falko

  4. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    You only have to update the MySQL client, not the server. Which distribution do you use?
  5. giganet

    giganet New Member

    Thanks Falko

    The warn at PHPMyAdmin indicates:
    PHP MySQL library version 4.0.24
    The server version is:
    MySQL server version 5.0.22
  6. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    Which Linux distribution do you use (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, ...)?
  7. Hans

    Hans Moderator ISPConfig Developer


    Within the RoundCube configuration file file you can define the hostname. The default hostname is "localhost", definded by the line: $rcmail_config[’default_host’] = ‘localhost’; but if you need to pick up your e-mail from a different host, you can define a different hostname instead.

    Alternative, you also can change the login screen, so your users can choose another host. If you are interested in this, have a look here:
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2007
  8. giganet

    giganet New Member

    Thanks Falko

    Sorry for the delay in response..

    This server is running Ubuntu 6.06

    Thank you very much!
  9. giganet

    giganet New Member

    Thank you for sharing your knowledge of RoundCube with me Hans

    I will take a look at the HowTo you referred me to .

    Have a great day

  10. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    Try this to update the MySQL client:
    apt-get update
    apt-get install mysql-client
  11. giganet

    giganet New Member

    Thank you Falko

    I first ran 'apt-get pdate' then ran 'apt-get install mysql-client':
    When I log onto PHPMyAdmin I am still presented with the same version warn:

    I've been searching through forum even and I have found relevant posts but no answers which provide a solution though?
    Have even tried posting my question there without response so far 36hours...

  12. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    Looks like there's no mysql-client v. 5 available for Dapper. You might try (at your own risk) to install the mysql-client package from Edgy or Feisty.
  13. giganet

    giganet New Member

    Thanks Falko

    Hmm, I think I can hold off until it is available for DD.

    Thank you for your time and information regarding this post Falko, I feel the topic has been completed with this information.

    Have a great day


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