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Old 01-23-2017, 04:23 AM   #16
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hey Habitual

i have googled editing wp-config.php
nothing i have seen has shown if anything has to be restarted etc
can you please point me to some info...thanks...sorry

i also watched a tutorial on youtube setting up a wordpress server on centos7 and followed it to a tee but still get
cannot connect to database
 
Old 01-23-2017, 04:28 AM   #17
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silly question...but i have only bought a domain...i havent pointed it to my server etc etc
but i should still be seeing the wordpress setup screen in my browser shouldnt i?
if its running correctly...
 
Old 01-23-2017, 04:37 AM   #18
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i just disabled SElinux and my firewall...but same error exists
after that i restarted mariadb and httpd services...but nothing
 
Old 01-23-2017, 05:37 AM   #19
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hey Habitual
can you please point me to some info...thanks...sorry

i also watched a tutorial on youtube setting up a wordpress server on centos7 and followed it to a tee but still get
cannot connect to database
https://codex.wordpress.org/Installi...ase_and_a_User

Try harder.
 
Old 01-23-2017, 11:45 AM   #20
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ok so finally i have it working!!! i dont know,i just followed the tutorial from scratch again
created a new db user etc...reinstalled all packages again etc
only difference was i didnt copy username db name and password from notepad...maybe that made the difference,not sure

thanks for all the help
 
  


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