Message: mysqli::real_connect(): (HY000/1045)

I am unable to open my website. My website is completely down today. I am getting below error but it was working till morning and I have not done any changes in droplet or phpmyadmin level -

Severity: Warning

Message: mysqli::real_connect(): (HY000/1045): Access denied for user ‘crazydeal’@‘localhost’ (using password: YES)

Filename: mysqli/mysqli_driver.php

Line Number: 201


File: /var/www/html/crazydeal/application/core/MY_Controller.php Line: 16 Function: __construct

File: /var/www/html/crazydeal/application/controllers/website/Home.php Line: 15 Function: __construct

File: /var/www/html/crazydeal/index.php Line: 316 Function: require_once

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Hi @Rakshakar,

From the error message, you seem to be interested most in the :

Message: mysqli::real_connect(): (HY000/1045): Access denied for user ‘crazydeal’@'localhost’ (using password: YES)

See if your user crazydeal do has access to mysql. You can do that when SSHing to your server and typing:

mysql -u crazydeal -p 

It will ask you for the user’s password. Paste it there, if you don’t remebmer it you can take it from your config file. If it doesn’t work from there, I’ll suggest changing it directly in MySQL the following way:


And then


Regards, KFSys