[opencms-dev] Configuration wizard fails on FC4 / MySQL

Christof Dallermassl ce-christof.dallermassl at bearingpoint.com
Mon Nov 21 15:06:57 CET 2005


I had to change the order in /etc/hosts, so localhost is before  
localhost.localdomain:  localhost localhost.localdomain opencms 
as otherwise mysql won't let you connect.

try to telnet to port 3306 (mysql) - when it works, the opencms setup worked 
as well.


> I am unable to complete the opencms setup wizard on linux fedora core 4.
> My environment information is as follows:
> Linux Fedora Core 4
> MySQL 4.1.11
> Java 1.4.2_10 SDK
> OpenCMS 6.02
> Tomcat 4.1
> When stepping through the OpenCMS setup wizard, the wizard fails to create
> the opencms database in mysql with an java exeption error message that says
> it cannot connect to the mysql database.
> I am able to login to mysql through the command line and add users and
> query tables. I have successfully setup opencms on an NT box but I must be
> missing something with the linux setup. I checked all logs and they did not
> yeild any information.
> Is there something basic that I am missing with linux? In the my.cnf file
> perhaps?
> Mike
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