Database-specific configuration hints

Depending on the database you use, the meaning of the host/username/password settings may slightly differ. This the case for Oracle, and maybe other RDBMS as well.

MySQL

RDBMS

MySQL

Host

DB server

Username

Username

Password

Password

DB Name

Database name

PostgreSQL

RDBMS

PostgreSQL

Host

DB server

Username

Username

Password

Password

DB Name

Database name

Oracle

RDBMS

Oracle

Host

DB server

Username

Username

Password

Password

DB Name

SID / Instance name

Must be entered in localconf.php manually!

Firebird

RDBMS

Firebird

Host

DB server

Username

Username

Password

Password

DB Name

Full path to the database file, e.g. /tmp/testfb.fdb

Note

Currently not working!

MS SQL Server (using ODBC)

RDBMS

MS SQL Server (using ODBC)

Host

ODBC DNS

Username

Username

Password

Password

DB Name

Set to some dummy string!

If your RDBMS is not shown in the list, try with the usual meaning of those parameters first, if that doesn't work, but you figure out how to connect, then please let us know, so we can update this document.