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Database Connection Error on Mediatemple (gs) Grid-Service (UPDATE: I fixed it)
 
CeeDubb
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Has anyone successfully installed Magento on Mediatemple’s (gs) Grid-Service?

I keep getting the dreaded “Database Connection Error” and I’ve tried all possible ways suggested in everything I’ve searched for.

All instructions have been followed per Magento’s Install Guide. However, it looks like the guide may be a little bit outdated (October 2007).

Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

 
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CeeDubb
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I’m up and running.

I attempted (many times) to do a fresh install of the latest Magento release (1.7.0.2). I kept getting a “Database Connection Error” no matter what I did. I had a hunch that it could have been a problem with that release.

I wiped all of the 1.7.0.2 files from my web server. I downloaded the previous Magento release (1.6.2.0). Installed it and lo and behold, everything worked fine.

Hope this helps anyone else coming across this problem with Magento on MediaTemple’s (gs) Grid-Service.

 
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