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Horde webmail database error

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by ZuckBin, Sep 17, 2005.

  1. ZuckBin

    ZuckBin Guest


    I have updated plesk 7.5.3 to 7.5.4 and horde doesn't work after this.

    fatal error: DB Error: connect failed

    here my verison of horde: 3.0.5-fc2.build75050824.12

    My etc/psa/.webmail.shadow file is empty.

    I try this solution:http://forum.plesk.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=24532

    This isn't working.

    How to put a new password ,and let horde work ?

    Thanks to help.
  2. _tek

    _tek Basic Pleskian

    Feb 7, 2005
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    here is your fix

    the .webmail.shadow file contains the password for the horde user in mysql for the horde application. here is a quck fix but you do need to know the root password for mysql to be able to do it.

    install phpmyadmin (the one in plesk is only going to allow you do view the databases you create in plesk which will not show you the horde database or the horde user because of how they set it up) now create a new password for the user horde. copy this password into the /etc/psa/.webmail.shadow file

    that .webmail.shadow file needs to be owned by the user that apache is running under, you can check your httpd.conf to figure out who that is, might want to check to see who owns it before you start messing with it. :D

    Once you have setup the new password you need to either remove the copy of phpmyadmin you installed or secure it.

    hope that helps.