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need password for auto-installer created database

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  1. johngute

    johngute Registered

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    FIXED: need password for auto-installer created database

    i used the auto installer to install invision power board
    but i need to know what the password is for the mysql db
    i tried my cpanel password, but it doesn't work
     
    #1 johngute, Jul 15, 2004
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    Download the conf_global.php file via ftp and look for

    Code:
    $INFO['sql_pass']
    Thats the SQL password
     
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    is the password supposed to be encoded, or plaintext?

    it doesn't work
     
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    Its plain text and case sensitive.

    If your IPB is working then that password is correct as the conf_global.php has most of the settings for the forums in, and virtually all the config settings you change in the ACP for the forum is put into that file
     
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    i got it,
    for some reason, it did't work the first three or four times
     
    #5 johngute, Jul 15, 2004
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