I don't think you even need to create the database in mysql before
running syncdb--in fact, its existence may confuse syncdb into
thinking it's not the first-time run.

-David

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 3:40 PM, wex <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> Thanks.  Good information.  That will keep me from spending any more
> time messing with my ADMINS or basic users.
>
> I've deleted the database using the mysql command "drop database
> reviewboard" and then I created it again from scratch using "create
> database reviewboard" and now, when I issue "manage.py syncdb" it just
> hangs (just like I got with I tried doing "manage.py
> createsuperuser").  I must have something messed up in my mysql config
> that is messing up the superuser creation.
>
> If I interrupt the initial "manage.py syncdb" (after about five
> minutes of it just hanging).  I can see that, once again, I have a
> bunch of tables in my db, but my admin stuff is still not there.  I'm
> pretty sure this is the same thing that happened to me the first time.
>
> That's a bit odd, since it indicates that manage.py is able to create
> tables in my database (so it has access), but something else is
> preventing it from creating the admin stuff?
>
> Hmmm.
>
> On Sep 16, 3:22 pm, "Christian Hammond" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> I would say your best bet is to just nuke your current database and re-run
>> syncdb. It definitely should be asking for a user/pass.
>>
>> The way admins work is that you have a User entry in the database with the
>> Superuser and Admin flags set. This allows you to log into the admin UI. The
>> MySQL password has nothing to do with users in Review Board/Django, nor does
>> the ADMINS line in settings.py.
>>
>> Christian
>>
>> --
>> Christian Hammond - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>> VMware, Inc.
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 3:09 PM, wex <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>> > Aha, this looks like a Django user/pass.  Browsing the django manual,
>> > it seems as though I should run "manage.py createsuperuser",
>> > but when I do that, it just hangs.  Sigh.  I'll bet that happened as I
>> > was configuring things, and I just did a Ctrl-C to break out and fix
>> > stuff.
>>
>> > Any clue as to how to debug the hang I get with "manage.py
>> > createsuperuser"?
>>
>> > I guess I'll keep paging through the Django docs...
>>
>> > On Sep 16, 2:50 pm, "David Trowbridge" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > > When you run './manage.py syncdb', it should ask you for a username
>> > > and password for the admin.
>>
>> > > -David
>>
>> > > On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 2:18 PM, wex <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>> > > > Is there any log file I can examine to try and debug this admin login
>> > > > issue?
>>
>> > > > On Sep 16, 2:06 pm, wex <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > > >> The Reviewboard Getting Started guide instructions do not require a
>> > > >> user/pass for anything other than MySQL.   I've tried that and it
>> > > >> doesn't work.
>>
>> > > >> Is the admin password supposed to match the mysql user/pass?  Do I
>> > > >> need to enter this information into settings.py or only in
>> > > >> settings_local.py?
>>
>> > > >> I've tried all sorts of user/pass combinations in settings.py and with
>> > > >> my MySQL database.  None of them work.  Tips appreciated!
>>
>> > > >> On Sep 16, 1:52 pm, "Joseph Liu" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>> > > >> > It should be the user/pass when you set up reviewboard.
>>
>> > > >> > On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 12:41 PM, wex <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>> > > >> > > How do I configure the admin login?
>>
>> > > >> > > I get invalid username/password messages every time I try to log
>> > in to
>> > > >> > > the reviewboard/admin page.
>>
>> > > >> > > I'm using a MySQL database on a Windows XP server.  I've tried
>> > lots of
>> > > >> > > different values in the settings.py ADMIN field, but I can't get
>> > it to
>> > > >> > > work.  What values go in the settings.py ADMIN field?  Are there
>> > other
>> > > >> > > configuration settings I need to change to get my admin accounts
>> > set
>> > > >> > > up?
>>
>> > > >> > > I can log in to my MySQL command line client.  Checking the status
>> > in
>> > > >> > > MySQL indicates that I'm logged in with the Current user set to
>> > > >> > > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
>>
>> > > >> > > Apologies, I know next to nothing about MySQL.
>>
>> > > >> > > Thanks,
>>
>> > > >> > > Dan Wexler
> >
>

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