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    Attempting to attach to database...

    Connect failed: unexpected error from the database.

    Error number: 1044

    Error description: Access denied for user: '[email protected]' to database 'vbulletin'

    Please ensure that the database and server is correctly configured and try again.

    Click to go to the vBulletin website
    Any ideas people?

    I'm a newbie to vB and have only ever used IPB before

  • #2
    This error means either:

    1. One or more of the following is wrong in your config.php file:

    $dbusername
    $dbpassword
    $dbname

    If you are unsure of what the appropriate values are then you will need to ask your web host.

    2. Or that this db user is not assigned to that database or does not have permission to access MySQL to create a database. You may need to first manually create the database and assign the db user to it. Since each web host is different, if you do not know how to do this then contact your web host for help.
    Steve Machol, former vBulletin Customer Support Manager (and NOT retired!)
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    • #3
      Got it all sorted out now.

      Thanx for replying.

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