It seems like it should be so straightforward, but yet… I’ve been trying to figure this out for hours.
I’ve installed Drupal. I have the following screen asking for my database name, my username, and my password. Should be simple, right? But everything I enter turns out wrong!
I’ve installed a MySQL database on my Dreamhost site. Let’s just call it ‘sampledatabase’ and I’ve created a hostname, mysql.sampledatabase.com. I’ve managed to login to phpMyAdmin with my username and password, but nothing seems to work on Drupal.
I assumed the fields should be the following:
Database name: sampledatabase
Password: ******** (the same password that allowed my access into phpMyAdmin).
I’ve searched all over the DreamHost Wiki as well as the Drupal install.txt documents, the Drupal tech support pages, and I’ve tried a billion combinations. What am I doing wrong? Was there something else I should have activated in my DreamHost control panels or phpMyAdmin?