[Xerte] Problems installing Xerte

Cowles T. T.Cowles at swansea.ac.uk
Wed Jun 9 10:52:58 BST 2010

I am installing Xerte on the following server:

Ubunutu 8.10
PHP 5.2.10

After entering the username and password of the MySQL user I created for Xerte the installation then fails as it tries to enter information in to the database. 

An example of the error is:

The sitedetails site ID query insert into DATABASE_PREFIXsitedetails(site_id) VALUES ( "1") has failed due to Access denied for user 'www-data'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

This looks to me as if it is trying to write to the MySQL database as the user www-data (which is the Apache user), and not as the user I specified in the previous step. 


Tom Cowles
Systems Support Officer
Swansea University
t.cowles at swansea.ac.uk 
01792 602 440 (Internal: 2440)

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