I’m getting an “Error establishing a database connection” in WordPress, and on further inspection it looks like the MySQL service isnt running.
When I try and run
sudo service mysql start, I get:
Job for mysql.service failed. See 'systemctl status mysql.service' and 'journalctl -xn' for details.
If I run
systemctl status mysql.service I get:
Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/mysql) Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Mon 2019-06-03 09:00:20 UTC; 18s ago Process: 936 ExecStart=/etc/init.d/mysql start (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)
sudo journalctl -xn gives me:
-- Logs begin at Mon 2019-06-03 08:58:05 UTC, end at Mon 2019-06-03 09:09:21 UTC. -- Jun 03 09:09:01 roofingsheetsbyrhino cron: Authentication token is no longer valid; new one required Jun 03 09:09:01 roofingsheetsbyrhino cron: Authentication token is no longer valid; new one required Jun 03 09:09:09 roofingsheetsbyrhino sshd: Invalid user share123 from 18.104.22.168 Jun 03 09:09:09 roofingsheetsbyrhino sshd: input_userauth_request: invalid user share123 [preauth] Jun 03 09:09:09 roofingsheetsbyrhino sshd: pam_unix(sshd:auth): check pass; user unknown Jun 03 09:09:09 roofingsheetsbyrhino sshd: pam_unix(sshd:auth): authentication failure; logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=ssh ruser= rhost=22.214.171.124 Jun 03 09:09:10 roofingsheetsbyrhino sshd: Failed password for invalid user share123 from 126.96.36.199 port 55360 ssh2 Jun 03 09:09:11 roofingsheetsbyrhino sshd: Received disconnect from 188.8.131.52: 11: Bye Bye [preauth] Jun 03 09:09:21 roofingsheetsbyrhino sudo: tom : TTY=pts/0 ; PWD=/var/www ; USER=root ; COMMAND=/bin/journalctl -xn Jun 03 09:09:21 roofingsheetsbyrhino sudo: pam_unix(sudo:session): session opened for user root by tom(uid=0)
I’m really not sure what the issue is here, or how this has come about - any advice as to what I should do next would be hugely appreciated!
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