I am new user/admin of OpenEMR, since we are looking for a patient management system for our NGO’s office in Peru.
My first test was running it on my own Win10 PC, which worked fine. Now next step, installing it on a Raspberry Pi 3, I saw others managed this, to have it running as a mini server in the Peru office (currently only 2 users and from time to time me logged in as admin, so I guess the RP3 should be able to handle this).
I installed a fresh Raspbian Lite (which is Debian based) and installed OpenEMR with all dependencies, through SSH.
Everything seemed to have worked fine, I can access IP/openemr and enter the setup page. I want to start with a new database.
On the setup page, I leave everything default and chose passwords for MySQL and initial user, root password as suggested is blank. This gives me the following: “Connecting to MySQL Server… ERROR. Check your login credentials. unable to connect to database as root”.
Do I need a specific password instead of something chosen? Entering a root password does not help neither (I used my sudo password of Raspbian).
Any ideas what I do incorrectly? I do have Linux experience, but not with MySQL and server setups…