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Magneto 1.8.1 with Xampp 1.8.3 install not working
 
timbo89
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I get a “Database connection error” after the part where you enter the database details.

Anyone have a fix?

 
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m_klimovich
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Hello,

Please check your app/etc/local.xml file and try to write the database details in this file manually.

Best wishes,
Michael, Senior PHP/Magento Developer at NEKLO LLC.
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timbo89
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How do I do this?

I opened local.xml, there is not much to look at.

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!--
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* Do not edit or add to this file if you wish to upgrade Magento to newer
* versions in the future. If you wish to customize Magento for your
* needs please refer to http://www.magentocommerce.com for more information.
*
* @category Mage
* @package Mage_Core
* @copyright Copyright (c) 2008 Irubin Consulting Inc. DBA Varien (http://www.varien.com)
* @license http://opensource.org/licenses/afl-3.0.php Academic Free License (AFL 3.0)
*/
-->
<config>
<global>
<install>
<date><![CDATA[d-d-d-d-d]]></date>
</install>
<crypt>
<key><![CDATA[k-k-k-k-k]]></key>
</crypt>
<disable_local_modules>false</disable_local_modules>
<resources>
<db>
<table_prefix><![CDATA[]]></table_prefix>
</db>
<default_setup>
<connection>
<host><![CDATA[localhost]]></host>
<username><![CDATA[root]]></username>
<password><![CDATA[]]></password>
<dbname><![CDATA[rsdb]]></dbname>
<initStatements><![CDATA[SET NAMES utf8]]></initStatements>
<model><![CDATA[mysql4]]></model>
<type><![CDATA[pdo_mysql]]></type>
<pdoType><![CDATA[]]></pdoType>
<active>1</active>
</connection>
</default_setup>
</resources>
<session_save><![CDATA[files]]></session_save>
</global>
<admin>
<routers>
<adminhtml>
<args>
<frontName><![CDATA[admin]]></frontName>
</args>
</adminhtml>
</routers>
</admin>
</config>

 
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