[opencms-dev] Still problems installing openCMS under Linux

David Glick dglick at cox.net
Wed Jun 4 04:04:01 CEST 2003

I'm running SuSE 8.1 (with Tomcat 4.1.18 and mySQL 3.34.52) without any 
(obvious!) problems.  I suspect that Björn's problem is simply a 
configuration issue.

What problems have others had that upgrading to SuSE 8.2 fixed?

On Tuesday 03 June 2003 4:40 pm, David Seikel wrote:
> 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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David Glick
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