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Connection Issue with GoDaddy Hosting

Thread began 9/28/2011 4:46 pm by info271221 | Last modified 10/03/2011 1:39 pm by info271221 | 2309 views | 4 replies


Connection Issue with GoDaddy Hosting

I have successfully installed PowerCMS on numerous sites hosted with our reseller account which is NOT Go Daddy. I have a new customer with Go Daddy hosting and I cannot seem to connect to the database correctly with dreamweaver.

When I tried to connect to the database in dreamweaver I get this error. “Your PHP server doesn’t have the MySQL module loaded or you can’t use the mysql_(p)connect functions.” The database and DSN are installed on the server and I can admininster the database using PHP My Admin.

This is the help information I found on the Go Daddy site: The following is a list of database connection strings to use with various MySQL data providers. Cut and paste the connection string to use within your application. For connection strings that require a password, update the password field to the designated password for the database.

ODBC 3.51:
DRIVER={MySQL ODBC 3.51 Driver};; PORT=3306; DATABASE=mainconnection; USER=mainconnection; PASSWORD='your password'; OPTION=0;

OLE DB, OleDbConnection (.NET):
Provider=MySQLProv; Data; Initial Catalog=mainconnection; User ID=mainconnection; Password='your password';

Connector/Net 1.0 (.NET):; Port=3306; Database=mainconnection; Uid=mainconnection; Pwd='your password';

I have attached my connection file. Thank You!

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