[opencms-dev] index.jsp page gives 'Could not connect to the database. Is the database up and running?' error

Markus Daniel markus.daniel at synyx.de
Wed May 7 09:35:03 CEST 2003

> My installation of OpenCMS was successful but on trying to connect to
> the start page - http://localhost:8080/opencms/opencms/index.jsp I
> received the following error.  javax.servlet.ServletException: OpenCms
> initialization error! Could not connect to the database. Is the
> database up and running?
> at
> com.opencms.core.OpenCmsHttpServlet.init(OpenCmsHttpServlet.java:245)
> .......... (more detailed log of the error is available below) Here are
> the details of my
> system:-------------------------------------------------OpenCMS
> version: 5.0.0Database:  MySql 4.0.12Operating System : Windows
> XPServlet engine: Tomcat 4.1.24 running with Jboss 3.0.7 (Note: I have
> ensured that the installation is the jboss deploy folder as required by
> jboss, and that part works fine).Java VM encoding: Cp1252 Detailed
> error log:------------------------HTTP Status 500 -
> ---------------------------------
Have you checked the security manager?
switch the security manager off and try it again.

good luck,
Markus Daniel

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