Mariadb reporting wrong version

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by Niels Terp, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Niels Terp

    Niels Terp New Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Hi, I'm trying to install moodle on my personal website, wich runs on ISPconfig 3, Debian 9 and Mariadb 10.1

    I cannot do the installation of moodle, it is telling me: version 5.5.31 is required and you are running
    At first I thought that I had to upgrade to Mariadb to version 10.2. That broke the FTP server, and it didn't solve the first problem - now it was reporting version After some googling I found out, that Mariadb are indeed prefixing the version number with '5.5.5.'.

    By coincident I'm also the webmaster for another website hosted at a professional ISP. This ISP is running the same version of Debian/Mariadb as me - and at that website Mariadb reports its version correctly - and moodle is working fine.

    I see at the net that this is a big problem for many people. Does anybody know a solution to this ?

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