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How do I solve an error when connecting to a database?

Category: Joomla

2011-12-26 12:57 am EST

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Hi. When I click the site is not running and I get this message. Nothing was done on the site, and suddenly, this happens. Can you help me please. The site is built on a joomla 1.5. Thank you.

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Tim S
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2011-12-27 10:36 am EST
Hi jvargas,

Thanks for posting your question. I'm more than happy to assist you. I've reviewed the link you provided and it appears you have resolved the issue. Typically, errors such as these are caused by not having the correct database credentials (username/ password) in the configuration file.

If you still need assistance, please feel free to contact us.


Tim S

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