Issues with database access with Open Source Social Network

Normally I would be able to #cat /root/digitalocean_password to locate my password, but I am unable to under this one-click install. Instead, MYSQL doesn’t appear to be installed. Then after I install MYSQL or MariaDB from scratch, I am faced with an ‘incorrect password’ error, while creating a root password. Is there a default password? The instructions directly included DO’s one-click OSSN package are unclear.

Am I the only one facing this issue, or am I not seeing something? Any help much appreciated.

Show comments

Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Want to learn more? Join the DigitalOcean Community!

Join our DigitalOcean community of over a million developers for free! Get help and share knowledge in Q&A, subscribe to topics of interest, and get courses and tools that will help you grow as a developer and scale your project or business.

Hey friend,

When you visit the IP/URL in browser to set up the OSS application, it automatically fills out the database fields with the generated information for that initial setup. Once you’ve finished that setup process, the DB access information can be found at /var/www/html/configurations in ossn.config.db.php.

The first time you launched the server MySQL was not yet installed, but the site instructed you to reboot the server and wait a few minutes to check again. At that point it should have all been done. If you did not find yourself in this place, I would destroy and re-deploy the droplet.


This comment has been deleted