0

So I've finally got some progress...then I flushed the Magento Cache Storage and now I no longer can access my site, even from cloning the working repo. YES...I checked my app/etc/local.xml and the login credentials to the db are correct, even checked for XML formatting errors. All clean. Added a new user to the db to test, it still came back with this error:

SQLSTATE[HY000] [1045] Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

Anyone else experience this problem? I'm getting very frustrated with the stability and delicacy of Magento. :( Not enjoying this learning experience so far as it keeps breaking.

0

Ok, for the newbies like me to this platform out there, be VERY careful how you name your backup xml files. I realized the backup one I had for my dev server, named local.xml.dev.xml (which I didn't add the xml btw at the end) somehow overrode my local repo's app/etc/local.xml. So really REALLY watch how you back up your xml files!

| improve this answer | |
  • this is a well known issue, you found it just now :) – MagenX Oct 11 '16 at 7:20

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.