Cannot install SMF

When trying to install Simplemachines Forums:

Cannot connect to the MySQL database server with the supplied data.

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Unknown MySQL server host ‘’ (1)

I’ve even deleted and recreated this mysql db just to make sure there wasn’t something weird stuck in there. I also tried putting http:// in front but that didn’t work either. Prior to trying to install this, I had WordPress working fine with that database.

Hi, I registered. Well, the root of this problem was that I was entirely too tired. My domain is actually, so the error was on my part. :slight_smile: I really need to convince them to use something shorter…