connection error or privileges to connect prestashop to database service

Your database access does not have the privileges to create tables in the “presta_shop” database. Check with your hosting provider: Storage engine MyISAM is disabled (Table creation is disallowed). You must have read permission on the “presta_shop” tables in the database. Ask your hosting provider to enable it. Unknown table ‘presta_shop.ps_test’

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Bobby Iliev
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April 17, 2022


In case you are using a Managed Database cluster and you’ve created a new database user, you can follow the steps here on how to grant privileges for that new database user to your presta_shop database:

In case that you are not using a managed database, then you can follow the steps form this tutorial here instead:

Let me know how it goes!