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rickygri on 02/08/13


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Fix 403 Forbidden wampserver tools (PHPmyadmin, sqlbuddy etc) on Windows 8


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URL: http://forum.wampserver.com/read.php?2,110531

To fix the issue with localhost under Windows 8 giving a 403 error (but working for 127.0.0.1) I did the following:

  1. From the WampServer icon, left click, select Apache > Alias Directories > .../phpmyadmin/ > Edit alias to open the alias configuration file and then changed:
  2.  
  3. <Directory "c:/wamp/apps/phpmyadmin3.5.1/">
  4. Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
  5. AllowOverride all
  6. Order Deny,Allow
  7. Deny from all
  8. Allow from 127.0.0.1
  9. </Directory>
  10.  
  11. such that the Allow line became:
  12.  
  13. Allow from 127.0.0.1 ::1
  14.  
  15. That will fix things for phpmyadmin and if you intend to use SQLbuddy or Webgrind then you'll need to make a similar change to their configuration files. Furthermore, if you've modified the Apache configuration (as I had) then you'll to make a similar change to any localhost Allows in httpd.conf too.

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Posted By: gordonliverpool on April 27, 2013

sqlbuddy and webgrind both now working - thanks for that

Posted By: jorjes on July 26, 2013

Not so far I have found new cool tool to work with mySQL on win - Valentina Studio. Its free edition can do things more than many commercial tools!! I very recommend check it. http://www.valentina-db.com/en/valentina-studio-overview

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