i have a problem during making backup with updraft and an error message apeared many times (sorry if it is too long )
Error establishing a database connection
This either means that the username and password information in your
wp-config.php file is incorrect or that contact with the database server at
sql201.byetcluster.com could not be established. This could mean your host’s database server is down.
Are you sure you have the correct username and password?
Are you sure you have typed the correct hostname? Are you sure the database server is running?
If you are unsure what these terms mean you should probably contact your host.
We highly discourage the use of backup plugins here, as they use a lot of resources and can lead to suspension.
Additionally, they generate files that are over our maximum size, so depending on the plugin you use, it may be near impossible to actually use that backup.
Instead, please backup your site manually:
Good website administration requires making backups of your account regularly and storing them somewhere safe yourself. You also need to download backups in order to migrate website to other hosting accounts.
InfinityFree does not create or store any backups of free hosting accounts. It’s your responsibility to regularly create backups, and to store them somewhere safely.
Backup your website files
The best way to backup your website files is by downloading them using a desktop FTP client.
December 15, 2022, 1:58pm
In addition to what Greenreader9 said about backup plugins, please see the following article about database connection errors. It specifically lists the error message you are seeing:
Many websites use MySQL databases to store information and settings. However, there are some reasons why the connection to the database may fail. This article describes some commonly seen error messages when connecting to a database, as well as some general tips to keep in mind when setting up a database connection.
Common Error Messages
Using MySQL is great, but the error message returned if there is an issue logging in to your database can be quite confusing. Here are some commonly seen erro…
December 22, 2022, 1:59pm
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