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Can't get phpMyAdmin to work on Server 2008 R2
Last post Apr 02, 2013 09:12 AM by frisor111
Nov 01, 2009 09:04 AM|LINK
I just installed Windows Server 2008 R2 and got IIS fully installed. I installed the following:
I created the phpMyAdmin config.inc.php as described on my blog (which I've used on several occasions):
I am able to navigate to my phpmyadmin URL and I get the login page. However, after waiting about 30 seconds, the following page is displayed:
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I've been searching the forums for a couple hours now and haven't found anything that will solve this. Can someone help?
HTTP Error 500
Windows Server 2008 R2
Nov 02, 2009 10:06 PM|LINK
I used below configuration:
I was able to install phpMyAdmin properly and the site is running well. I can login with my MySQL credentials and can manage all the database. I also tried with PHP 5.3 and it worked with that too.
I am not sure why you are getting into this. Can you tell more please.
Nov 02, 2009 10:08 PM|LINK
BTW, I tried exactly similar configuration with PHP 5.2.11 on Vista SP2 too. And it works there too.
Nov 06, 2009 12:59 AM|LINK
This problem turned out to be that I had not enabled TCP networking on MySQL as a security measure. I uninstalled and reinstalled everything, this time enabling networking and it worked.
Thanks for the help.
Dec 31, 2009 04:08 AM|LINK
I am having the same problem. tell me the detail on how you enable TCP networking on MySQL as a security measure. thanks
Dec 31, 2009 06:10 PM|LINK
Please ensure that at the time of installing MySQL you have checked 'Enable TCP/IP Networking' and port number set to 3306. But before you do a reinstallation please ensure below things:
There is lot of material on the Web which will tell you step by step instruction to install MySQL on Windows. I have found
Jan 02, 2010 01:20 AM|LINK
I am running Windows Web Server 2008 at my home. the URL:
I checked Php and MySQL. they both are working fine. I am not sure why I can not open phpMyAdmin after log on (http://project.dyndns.ws/phpmyAdmin/ )
If you have any ideas, please let me know. thanks.
Jan 02, 2010 01:29 AM|LINK
Please do not give username/password in the forum, it can be bad. What error message you are getting when you are trying to login?
Jan 02, 2010 01:47 AM|LINK
Thanks for the quick response. I got the error message on my computer client below
I checked my server and ran a test. I got the error message with more details below
Jan 02, 2010 02:02 AM|LINK
So you are not even getting the login page. Right?