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Can't get dreamweaver to work with my local testing server.

Thread began 10/27/2009 10:10 pm by micja | Last modified 11/03/2009 6:53 pm by micja | 12071 views | 20 replies


Originally Said By: Jason Byrnes
  Yes, you can have this on the external hard drive. Just adjust the paths accordingly in my previous thread.

yes, you will have to upload from both Dreamweaver Sites.

For the existing site, set the Host directory on the Remote Info tab of the site definition to:

For the power store site, set it to:

this will put the site back together when it is uploaded to the server.

The error message you are getting is saying that there is not a localhost connection created to connect to the power store database. Once you have the power store files in place and edit the Connections/localhost.php file to connect to the powerstore database, you will fix that error.  

I THINK I did everything you said to do. I checked and rechecked my settings in site manager against your instructions. I went to the site you linked, updated my IIS to 7 (I had six, so the instructions weren't working), set up a virtual directory...not 100% sure I did that right, but I don't have a way to know except to try the connection in Dreamweaver.

Went back into Dreamweaver and went into Databases, clicked the +, chose MySQL Connection.

Assigned the Connection name as powerstore
MySQL server: localhost
User name: admin
Password: root (I tried not using a user name or password since I never assigned one anywhere on the local virtual directory. If the virtual directory has a "user name" I never set it..and would have no clue how to find it, so I used the user name and password in the WA tutorial on setting my the MySQL Connection thinking maybe it is a default??)
Database: [clicked on the "Select" tab] I immediately get an HTTP Error Code 500 Internal Server Error

Man, I wish I could just get this thing to work!

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