Use a safe location for the article and issue files.
Create the folder
Give the above folder full read/write permissions by the web server.
chown www-data.root /var/ojs
chmod 0777 /var/ojs
Login to phpmyadmin
Log in to phpmyadmin. This is normally hostname of journal/phpmyadmin.
Create the MySQL Database with the following credentials
- dbname = ojs
- dbuser = ojs
- dbpass = XXXX
Create root MySQL file (/root/.my.cnf)
Copy and paste the following. Change password to suit.
[mysql] user = root password = XXXX [mysqladmin] user = root password = XXXX [mysqldump] user = root password = XXXX
chmod 0600 /root/.my.cnf
Test database connection, by typing as follows: