[opencms-dev] Still problems installing openCMS under Linux

David Seikel david.seikel at icemedia.com.au
Wed Jun 4 01:51:01 CEST 2003

Björn Aberti wrote:
> I'm using Suse Linux 8.1., Tomcat 4.1.18 and mySQL 3.32.52 and try to 
> install openCMS 5.
> When wizard tries to create the tables of the opencms database, it says 
> 'access denied for root at localhost'. What password do I have to enter at 
> 'openCMS connection' and which user? Under Windows I had to let the 
> password field blank, and it worked. In my opencms.properties file also 
> no password is entered: 'pool.mysql.user=root' and 
> 'pool.mysql.password='. Do I have to enter a password here?

I think this is the mysql password for the root mysql user.  The user 
you need is a mysql user that has database creation priviledges, and 
their matching password.

BTW, other people have had problems with SuSE 8.1.  I suggest upgrading 
to 8.2.  I have and I'm very pleased with it.

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