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Thread began 10/09/2012 3:18 pm by jan195010 | Last modified 10/11/2012 3:53 pm by jan195010 | 491 views | 3 replies

jan195010

Hi Jason - the site is CMS2 ( one of several licenses I bought before Web Assists turnaround) and already uses admin_cms. I have tried downloading the PowerCMSConnection.php file and checking it - I've also tried using the reload content button in .Dreamweaver CS6 - nothing happens at all. I've also tried adding new content. That brings up the create content area box and allows me to redefine the connection but when I do I get the sql 2002 error saying that the host is not known. I've checked the db host details and all is correct. The site host is 1and 1 and I know they don't allow remote connections but that has not prevented me using WA CMS2 in the past. I should also mention that if I try a different page I get the need to reactivate Design Extender box which then tells me there have been too many activations (it has been activated just once!) which then means I have had to reset the activations which means doing this for all extensions. I'd be grateful for any help as I have several of these sites with licenses for CMS2 and need to be able to get them working somehow
J

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