MySQL DB Configuration


I am using mysql-installer-5.5.19.0 installed on Windows 7.0 OS

I have just installed MySQL and i am new to MySQL.

My username and password are root , chokka.

I tried to configure Wordpress with MySQL, It throws following error.


•Are you sure you have the correct username and password?
•Are you sure that you have typed the correct hostname?
•Are you sure that the database server is running?

I am sure about Username,Password,Database Name. How should i confirm MySQL Hostname ?

chokkaStudentAsked:
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Try localhost for the host name.
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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
@jason1178

On doing so, I get this message.

All right sparky! You've made it through this part of the installation. WordPress can now communicate with your database. If you are ready, time now to…

Run the install ..

On clicking Run the install ..

Error establishing a database connection

This either means that the username and password information in your wp-config.php file is incorrect or we can't contact the database server at Test. This could mean your host's database server is down.

Are you sure you have the correct username and password?
Are you sure that you have typed the correct hostname?
Are you sure that the database server is running?

If you're unsure what these terms mean you should probably contact your host. If you still need help you can always visit the WordPress Support Forums.

I am getting above message !!
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Are you sure you configured the database name (not the hostname) correctly and have permissions assign to user root?
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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
You can see the screenshot, Parameters i have entered !!
Wordpress.jpg
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
But the error message above states:

"or we can't contact the database server at Test"

So what is Test?
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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
on wp-config.php

it shows ..

// ** MySQL settings - You can get this info from your web host ** //
/** The name of the database for WordPress */
define('DB_NAME', 'world');

/** MySQL database username */
define('DB_USER', 'chokka');

/** MySQL database password */
define('DB_PASSWORD', 'chokka');

/** MySQL hostname */
define('DB_HOST', 'Test');

/** Database Charset to use in creating database tables. */
define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8');

/** The Database Collate type. Don't change this if in doubt. */
define('DB_COLLATE', '');
wp-config.php
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
/** MySQL hostname */
define('DB_HOST', 'Test');

change Test to localhost

It may have grabbed it from a previous attempt and saved it.
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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
@jason1178, Great Thank you !! I am able to get into Wordpress.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
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