AW: [opencms-dev] how to confirm if the database is running?

Jakob Lemler Jakob.Lemler at
Thu Apr 24 21:38:01 CEST 2003

if you have mysql running, it must be possible to login in a commandline
shell with "mysql --user xxxx -pyyyy" where xxxx is the username you
configured for opencms and yyy is the password. When you can login and
use the db for opencms you are on the right way...

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Gesendet: Donnerstag, 24. April 2003 11:57
An: OpenCms
Betreff: [opencms-dev] how to confirm if the database is running?


when i start the opencms, i got the error message like this:

javax.servlet.ServletException: OpenCms initialization error!
Could not connect to the database. Is the database up and running?

i wander how i could know if my database(mysql) is running. could
someone tell me about this in detail?

thank you!



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