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Article ID: 111130, created on Apr 14, 2011, last review on Jul 11, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • H-Sphere


I cannot login to any Horde Webmail account after H-Sphere CP migration.
I get an error message:   

A fatal error has occurred
DB Error: connect failed

More informative error can be found at /hsphere/local/var/horde/log/horde.log :

DB Error: connect failed:  [nativecode=Access denied for user 'horde'@'localhost' (using password: YES)]


Get mysql horde username and password from /hsphere/shared/apache/htdocs/horde/config/conf.php file.


$conf['sql']['username'] = 'horde';
$conf['sql']['password'] = '79WliG2SPLg';

Login to mysql database and update the password:

mysql> update user set Password=PASSWORD('79WliG2SPLg') where User= "horde";

If the password has been changed, then that was the reason and you should be able to access Webmail now.

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