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phpmyadmin generating 500 error

I created a new LAMP droplet and installed phpmyadmin following steps from this tutorial. All the steps have been executed without error.

When I try to access the phpadmin page via browser, it threw a 500 error. I checked the logs and no error has been logged in the error log. Other sites configured on the server are working without any issues.

How to go about resolving this issue.

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I could not find it on my system. I have been checking the apache errorlog and there are no errors reported in there.

Hi, If you have an error related to phpMyAdmin you can open an issue at https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/issues se we provide support or fix it ;)

Kind regards, William from the phpMyAdmin team

Where is the phpMyAdmin errorlog locate at? I could not find it on my system. I have been checking the apache errorlog and there are no errors reported in there.

Hi @shreegurusewa,

Which error log are you checking, is the error log of phpMyAdmin or your Apache?

If you are getting an Internal Server Error 500, then you need to check your Apache’s error logs. If you are getting an Http 500 Error, then it’s a PHP error that should be presented in your phpMyAdmin code.

It seems to be an error related to your phpMyAdmin application only so I should concentrate the troubleshooting there.

Regards, KFSys