[opencms-dev] J2SDK 1.4.0/Tomcat 4.0.2/OpenCMS 4.4.6/MySQL 3.23.48: "Trying to drop database ... Failed"

Atomboy atomboy2002 at bigfoot.com
Tue Feb 12 00:42:04 CET 2002


1. I'm giving my first shot at OpenCMS 4.4.6, and even after searching 
through the archives of this mailing list, I'm stuck when it tries to 
create its database and tables in MySQL.

In other words, Tomcat 4.0.2 is successfully running as a stand-alone 
application on my RedHat 7.1 test host alongside MySQL 3.23.48 and the 
j2sdk-1_4_0-rc RPM package.

- Resource broker = mysql
- Database Server Connection = root (no password)
- OpenCms Connection = root (no password)
- Connection String = jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/
- Database = opencms

In the http://mylinux:8080/opencms/ocsetup/create_database.ocjsp page, it 
Trying to drop database  ... Failed
Creating database ... Failed Creating database ("java.sql.SQLException: 
Server configuration denies access to data source")

The OpenCMS documentation does not talk about installing JDBC, so should I 
assume it is part of the  j2sdk-1_4_0-rc-linux-i386-rpm package that I 

FWIW, I also tried using admin/admin for either or both accounts instead of 
root/<empty>, to no avail.

2. I only installed the above Java-related package. I'm confused between 
JDK, J2DSK, and JRE: Which one do I need to run OpenCMS? Is JDBC yet 
another package that needs to be installed?


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