Before you can use WebAuction, you need to set up the database and make some changes to the conf.ini file.
Please create a database in your MySQL server where WebAuction can store its data. Also create a MySQL user account that WebAuction can use to access the database. This user account should have full access privileges to this database.
Please run the following MySQL commands to set up the Web Auction database. (You can copy and paste these commands directly into MySQL if you like).
Please update the [_database] section of the conf.ini file so that it reflects the connection information to the database that you just created for WebAuction.
At this point, your web auction installation is available here. You can log into the administration section here with username admin and password password.
If you run into problems with the installation, please visit the WebAuction forum.
Checking your error log. (Error logs may be located anywhere, but a common location
for Linux distributions in /var/log/httpd/error_log). If you have shell access
you can read the last few lines of the error log with the command:
If you do not have shell access then you may be able to access your error log through your web administration panel. Please check with your hosting provider to find out how to access the error log.
Turning on display of errors in your browser. You can do this
by adding the following line to the beginning of the index.php file
(after the opening <?php tag):