Solved

Error 1045 phpMyAdmin on Window XP localhost

Posted on 2008-10-05
8
1,283 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-13
Hi,

I am trying to install phpMyAdmin on my Window XP system. Apache server and PHP works fine and MySQL works fine by itself.
This is what I have done
1) I downloaded a  phpMyAdmin-3.0.0-english and unzip it in my root directory (Where all my php scripts are saved).
2) I have searched online and followed couple of different methods but so far no luck.
2a) I have went into http://localhost/phpmyadmin/scripts/setup.php and followed using the script method "http://minitutorials.com/apache/phpmyadmin11.shtml"
3) I also tried to manually setup by creating a config.inc.php file but no luck.

Is there anything that I should know or missing. Please guide me as I am a total beginner in setting up MySQL and phpMyAdmin..

Thank you,
S.M.
/**
 * phpMyAdmin sample configuration, you can use it as base for
 * manual configuration. For easier setup you can use scripts/setup.php
 *
 * All directives are explained in Documentation.html and on phpMyAdmin
 * wiki <http://wiki.cihar.com>.
 *
 * @version $Id: config.sample.inc.php 11456 2008-08-05 17:28:28Z lem9 $
 */
 
/*
 * This is needed for cookie based authentication to encrypt password in
 * cookie
 */
$cfg['blowfish_secret'] = 'badeds234'; /* YOU MUST FILL IN THIS FOR COOKIE AUTH! */
 
/*
 * Servers configuration
 */
$i = 0;
 
/*
 * First server
 */
$i++;
/* Authentication type */
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['auth_type'] = 'cookie';
/* Server parameters */
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['host'] = 'localhost';
 
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['connect_type'] = 'tcp';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['compress'] = false;
/* Select mysqli if your server has it */
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['extension'] = 'mysql';
/* User for advanced features */
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['controluser'] = 'pma';
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['controlpass'] = 'pmapass';
/* Advanced phpMyAdmin features */
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['pmadb'] = 'phpmyadmin';
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['bookmarktable'] = 'pma_bookmark';
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['relation'] = 'pma_relation';
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['table_info'] = 'pma_table_info';
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['table_coords'] = 'pma_table_coords';
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['pdf_pages'] = 'pma_pdf_pages';
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['column_info'] = 'pma_column_info';
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['history'] = 'pma_history';
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['designer_coords'] = 'pma_designer_coords';
/* Contrib / Swekey authentication */
// $cfg['Servers'][$i]['auth_swekey_config'] = './swekey.conf';
 
/*
 * End of servers configuration
 */
 
/*
 * Directories for saving/loading files from server
 */
$cfg['UploadDir'] = '';
$cfg['SaveDir'] = '';
 
?>

Open in new window

Shortcut-to-phpMyAdminError1045.jpg
0
Comment
Question by:SweetWisdom
[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
  • 5
8 Comments
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:jazzIIIlove
ID: 22646029
I must admit It's not very easy to configure them, i may suggest xampp or wamp to be installed as they are bundled...

Well try for the followings:

/* Authentication type and info */
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['auth_type'] = 'config';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['user'] = 'root';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['password'] = 'root';
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['extension'] = 'MySQL'

Which php.ini is used in apache (check phpinfo())
Check the error log of apache. What is written there? Also check the php.ini if extension=php_mysql.dll is present.

Moreover, from phpinfo() could you show us the path my php.ini file resides...and set the mysql lines as localshost, user_name, password...And restart the apache service

Hope this helps...
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:jazzIIIlove
ID: 22646032
those are my username and passwords...root, root:)
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:jazzIIIlove
ID: 22646037
<<set the mysql lines as localshost, user_name, password
i mean find those lines and add localhost, username and password
0
Increase Agility with Enabled Toolchains

Connect your existing build, deployment, management, monitoring, and collaboration platforms. From Puppet to Chef, HipChat to Slack, ServiceNow to JIRA, Splunk to New Relic and beyond, hand off data between systems to engage the right people.

Connect with xMatters.

 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:jazzIIIlove
ID: 22646052
<<Also check the php.ini if extension=php_mysql.dll is present.

No need...Sorry, if the above is not present, phpMyAdmin will give a different error; cannot load mysql extenstion...Our case is authentication based...
0
 

Author Comment

by:SweetWisdom
ID: 22646123
Hi jazzllllove,

Thanks for all the solution.. I actually just figure it out. It was that i didn't remove the config.sample.inc from the phpmyadmin folder. Instead I had both config.inc.php and config.sample.inc file inside the folder.

Thanks again
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:jazzIIIlove
ID: 22646142
np...
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Computer101 earned 0 total points
ID: 22910582
PAQed with points refunded (500)

Computer101
EE Admin
0

Featured Post

Free learning courses: Active Directory Deep Dive

Get a firm grasp on your IT environment when you learn Active Directory best practices with Veeam! Watch all, or choose any amount, of this three-part webinar series to improve your skills. From the basics to virtualization and backup, we got you covered.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Introduction This article is intended for those who are new to PHP error handling (https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/11769/And-by-the-way-I-am-New-to-PHP.html).  It addresses one of the most common problems that plague beginning PHP develop…
This article discusses how to implement server side field validation and display customized error messages to the client.
Learn how to match and substitute tagged data using PHP regular expressions. Demonstrated on Windows 7, but also applies to other operating systems. Demonstrated technique applies to PHP (all versions) and Firefox, but very similar techniques will w…
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…

717 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