Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Dreamweaver MX wth PHP & MySQL

Posted on 2002-07-09
5
Medium Priority
?
168 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-25
When trying to create a MySQL Connection to a database I have created, I get the following error:

----------------------------------------------------------

HTTP Error Code 404 File Not Found.  Here are some possible reasons for the problem:

1) There is no testing server running on the server machine.

2) The testing server specified for this site does not map to the http://www.myserver.com/_mmServerScripts/MMHTTPDB.php URL.  Verify that the URL Prefix maps to the root of the site.

----------------------------------------------------------

Everything I am doing seems to be ok but I can't figure out why I am continually getting this.  Any ideas?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:RonnieBrown
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:webwoman
ID: 7140599
Where are the files? Do you have server software on your machine? PHP? MySQL?

I take it you just ran through the wizards, expecting they would work?
0
 

Author Comment

by:RonnieBrown
ID: 7140987
The files are on my server (I didn't put the name down because it's a company one) and are all installed ok.

Everything has been installed ok and I can view the MySQL databases via the web with phpmyadmin.

>> I take it you just ran through the wizards, expecting they would work?

Er, no not quite.  Bit of a novice with PHP and MySQL but spent time getting both setup on the server I'm using and also installing phpmyadmin.  Vexed by the error though...

0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:webwoman
ID: 7141779
Could be tons of things. Permissions, differences in file/folder structure, you're not pointing to the right place for one of the required pieces, the PHP compiler/interpreter isn't where you told the computer to find it, the database isn't where you told the computer to find it, you haven't uploaded the files to the server (this has to run through the server), you're using FILE/OPEN, you're trying to view this in Dreamweaver, lots of things. Without code and/or a link, it's basically impossible to narrow it down.
0
 

Author Comment

by:RonnieBrown
ID: 7142889
This is true.  I don't know what I've done however, as it seems to be solved.  It must've been a simple typo or something that I'd overseen...

Thanks anyway.
0
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
webwoman earned 400 total points
ID: 7144921
Well, if it's working you obviously fixed it. It could have been a server setting that was changed by somebody else, too.  It could have been a LOT of things...sometimes you never really know WHAT it was. I've had things that got 'fixed' when the server was rebooted. ;-)

Post a note on Community Support and ask them to delete this question -- no sense wasting points where you don't have to. ;-)
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I still run into .cgi files every now and then. In some instances, I actually prefer the simplicity of a .cgi script to other options. Since I use DreamWeaver extensively, what I needed was a way to open .cgi scripts in Dreamweaver. And I wanted to …
This article is very specific and is only intended to help if you are installing Dreamweaver 8 in a Windows 7 environment with Office 2007 installed.   I'm not sure why Microsoft tends to release OS' that should not be released but they do.  Windows…
Visualize your data even better in Access queries. Given a date and a value, this lesson shows how to compare that value with the previous value, calculate the difference, and display a circle if the value is the same, an up triangle if it increased…
In this video, Percona Solutions Engineer Barrett Chambers discusses some of the basic syntax differences between MySQL and MongoDB. To learn more check out our webinar on MongoDB administration for MySQL DBA: https://www.percona.com/resources/we…

715 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question