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BrandonE97
01-22-2007, 01:58 AM
Im new to dreamweaver and am having trouble connecting to a database with it. I have tried my database username and password several times and still all I get is a mysql error # 1045 cannot connect to database. Can anyone help me please? Thanks.

davidj
01-22-2007, 07:02 AM
have you installed php

BrandonE97
01-23-2007, 02:16 AM
Yea, Im on a shared server.

edbr
01-23-2007, 03:29 AM
It could be how you name your database. on my server i have to connect with (server )_(database name) and user (server)_username

BrandonE97
01-23-2007, 03:49 AM
Yea, mine start with estepcom_

davidj
01-23-2007, 06:49 AM
so is this sorted?

BrandonE97
01-23-2007, 01:42 PM
No, Im working with my HSP to try and connect. I dont think its on my end but also I dont know how their setup is.

BrandonE97
01-28-2007, 05:58 AM
Got the connection working. They done something on their end. Im not new to servers and html but am new to the real advanced configuration with apache, php, and sql. Love learning something new though. Thanks for your guys help.

davidj
01-28-2007, 10:24 AM
keep it up Brandon