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Error establishing a database connection seems DB and User privileges reset? (2 posts)

  1. cwarrent
    Member
    Posted 14 years ago #

    Hi Guys,

    I host a variety of Wordpress sites (mostly running 2.8.x) on our dedicated server.

    One day last week I noticed one site had problems working as the following error appeared:

    "Error establishing a database connection"

    ...on researching what the issue could be it appears that via CPANEL on checking the MYSQL DB/USER admin that the relationship that used to exist between the user and database had been reset... (the DB and User exist just not attached to each other) so I re-added the relationship and all works.

    This problem then appeared on another site a few days ago.

    Anyone have an idea on how to tartet where the issue is with this, whether the hosting, or a backdoor in currently used WP versions?

    Thanks in advance to anyone that can shed some light on this issue.

  2. andrea_r
    Moderator
    Posted 14 years ago #

    I woudl definitely be checking server side on this first.

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