[clug] MySQL Connect Error - Installing and Configuring DotProject

Anthony David adavid at adavid.com.au
Fri Aug 28 22:48:50 MDT 2009

Ian McLeod wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have diligently followed the instructions at
> http://www.arnau-sanchez.com/other/install-dotproject.html
> To install DotProject
> I have also changed the dotproject MySQL password to dotproject as it
> was blank.
> I am still getting the following error.  Any thoughts?
> *Warning*: mysql_connect() [function.mysql-connect
> <http://localhost/dotproject/function.mysql-connect>]: Access denied
> for user 'dotproject'@'localhost' (using password: YES) in
> */var/www/dotproject/lib/adodb/drivers/adodb-mysql.inc.php* on line *354*
> FATAL ERROR: Connection to database server failed
Hi Ian

What happens when to try the following command from the shell and use
the appropriate password?

$ mysql -u dotproject -p


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