Managing a site in Magento, Magento Connect Manager after login takes me to this error:

cannot connect to the host magento.nameofthesite.domain-owned-by-old-maintainer

The site has been moved from one host to another one and the old developer has been changed

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You need to delete the /downloader/cache.cfg file and /downloader/.cache folder after changing URLs

  • what should it be the new url?
    – bobrock4
    Dec 2, 2016 at 18:33
  • By running mage mage-setup . it will reset the URL Dec 2, 2016 at 19:48

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