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Installing phpMyAdmin No Conf File Generated

I’m currently following this tutorial https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-secure-phpmyadmin-with-apache-on-a-centos-7-server to install phpMyAdmin on my droplet. The phpMyAdmin.conf file is never generated. When I go to the conf.d folder it doesn’t exist and if I vi the file it’s empty. However, I can see phpMyAdmin in the etc folder and when I try to run the install again, it says that it has already been installed.

My droplet is running Apache on Centos7 with PHP 7.3.


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According to the command line response it was installed with no errors, but the conf file is never generated. Because it was a new droplet, I recreated it using Ubuntu, same issue. However, I created a symbolic link from the apache.conf file in /etc/phpmyadmin and that did the trick.

Thanks!

Hello, @plumwd

Can you please confirm if phpMyAdmin was successfully installed from the epel repository and that there were no errors during the installation process?

I will recommend you to re-install phpMyAdmin and try again. You can also create the config file (/etc/httpd/conf.d/phpMyAdmin.conf) on your own as well.

Let me know how it goes.

Regards, Alex