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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-43189

Installation error: xxx_config table not found Moodle 2.6

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 2.6, 3.6, 3.7
    • 3.6.7, 3.7.3
    • Installation
    • MOODLE_26_STABLE, MOODLE_36_STABLE, MOODLE_37_STABLE
    • MOODLE_36_STABLE, MOODLE_37_STABLE
    • MDL-43189-master
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      Trey the following instructions with both web installation and CLI installation methods.

      1. Attempt a fresh installation
      2. In the DB settings section, try entering different combinations of characters for the 'table prefix'
      3. Verify that only lower-case letters and underscore are accepted.
      4. Verify that the prefix cannot be longer than 4 characters.
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      Trey the following instructions with both web installation and CLI installation methods. Attempt a fresh installation In the DB settings section, try entering different combinations of characters for the 'table prefix' Verify that only lower-case letters and underscore are accepted. Verify  that the prefix cannot be longer than 4 characters.

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      If you use a capital letter in the prefix (I used sQ_ ), the installer gives a error: "table sQ_config not found" and won't proceed. It was right because the database had "sq_config" table. Deleteing all moodle tables and Manually changing prefix to small case in config.php workes.

      So either validate the prefix and tell users to use small case letter or updte the database creation scripts to have capital prefix in the table names.

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              rezaie9 Shamim Rezaie
              udayraj Udayraj Bal
              Jake Dallimore Jake Dallimore
              Adrian Greeve Adrian Greeve
              Gladys Basiana Gladys Basiana
              Matteo Scaramuccia, Andrew Lyons, Huong Nguyen, Jun Pataleta, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze, Stevani Andolo
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                11/Nov/19

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