Windows Server 2016, IIS Website, Setup a MySQL server/database, setup a WordPress website, quickly connect with root and root-password. Everything works fine!
Now you want things more secured, so you add a MySQL user with a password and rights to only the wordpress database. Change wp-config.php with the new login and you get a “Error Establishing a Database Connection” when accessing the WordPress website or admin.
Change back to root and the problem is solved. How to fix this?
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Configure SMTP E-mail here to send using an external mailserver will work for ASP scripts – Deliver to SMTP server with credentials
IIS 6.0 MANAGER
Configure the SMTP server here to make the PHP mail-function work.
Access-Connection – Grant only your own server IP and 127.0.0.1
Access-Relay – Grant only your own server IP and 127.0.0.1
Delivery-outbound security – Basic Auth login details TLS
Delivery-Advanced – Smart Host smtp server name
SMTP = 127.0.0.1
smtp_port = 25
configure SMTPSVC to start automatic, so you won’t go crazy after your next reboot…