Error message: Could not connect to the database

There can be several reasons for this message:

    * You don't have a database system installed.
    * The database system is installed, but it's not running.
    * You didn't select the correct database type when you tried to install your software
    * The database hostname/DSN is incorrect.
    * The database name you provided refers to a non-existing database.
    * Your username to access the database is incorrect or this database user has insufficient privileges.
    * Your password to access the database is incorrect.

Solution

Read the pre-installation section fo your softwre again. Be sure to complete the checklist at the end with the correct data.

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