Database setup

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  • Karol
    Karol Kovalik   ( User ) 2 months ago

    Hi, hope you can guide me to a solution.

    I downloaded the lastest stable 1.0.8. Unpacked into the root and launched the installer. Got only as far as step 2/3 where its simply not taking my:

    • - server (localhost)
    • - username (root)
    • - password (my password)
    • - database (aka)


    Also I am quite confused by what I should put into the field Database field? Is this the DB prefix that will be created? I also tried to create the DB manualy using mysql CREATE DATABASE aka; but still no luck.


  • Denis
    Denis Duliçi   ( Admin ) 2 months ago

    Hi Karol.

    You should first create a database on your server. If you use MySQL then you can create it through phpMyAdmin tool.


  • Karol
    Karol Kovalik   ( User ) 2 months ago

    Thank you Denis. I did create the Database. But just the database, no table structure. In case table structure is required, where do I find it?

  • Karol
    Karol Kovalik   ( User ) 2 months ago

    SOLVED: I did not have php-mysqli installed.

    apt-get install php-mysql

    did the trick.

  • Naveed
    Naveed Qamar   ( User ) 1 month ago

    Hi Denies, 

    I have tried to install through Softaculous installer and it gives error while login. then I have download latest version (just today) and upload through ftp, created mysql database (user is automatically created) Now I am install Akaunting, it stucks on step 2. I am filling out the 

    • - server (live host server)
    • - username (as infinity server provided)
    • - password (my cPanel password is same database password)
    • - database (database name)

    but it is not accepting the entries and gives error " Error: Could not connect to the database! Please, make sure the details are correct. "

    Please help

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