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PhamDB: Make your own Phamerator databases

| posted 19 Oct, 2017 02:10
Hi all!

I am trying to use the SEA PHAGES vm to view PhamDB databases and I am having a bit of trouble.
I follow the instructions for adding the server and database listed by PhamDB but then I get that "password required error". At that point I have to reinstall the machine to get rid of this error and to view the Actino_draft database once again.
After reaading some of Chris' comments else where I had a go at using the PhamDB address in the web browser in the VM and that can be reached, just not by Phamerator. On the same lap top outside of the VM, I am also able to contact the site.

Any thoughts about what could be going wrong?

All best,

Edited 19 Oct, 2017 02:27
| posted 19 Oct, 2017 16:05
Hi Heather,

As long as everything is precisely typed into Phamerator, I think this is likely to be a Phamerator-Ubuntu issue rather than a PhamDB issue. Check out the suggestions in this post and see if any of those might help. Sometimes, weird stuff can happen on the VM which sends Phamerator into strange cycles, but Steve had a couple suggestions.

| posted 19 Oct, 2017 16:13
If you are getting the "Database setup required" window that looks like this.

you just need to enter the root database password "phage" (without the quotes) to authorize updating the system. If you are getting a different kind of password error box can you send the exact wording or a pic.
Edited 19 Oct, 2017 16:18
| posted 19 Oct, 2017 19:26
Woooooo hoooooooo! Whooooooooo Hooooooo! WHAHAHAHAHAHHHHHHAAAAAAAAAH!

Thanks guys, that 'phage' password worked. I am in heaven.

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