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Mahara ePortfolios Beginner's Guide by Derrin Kent, Thomas Bell, Richard Hand

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Time for action — creating the Mahara database

Let's get on with creating a PostgreSQL database, using your phpPgAdmin panel:

  1. Open up your phpPgAdmin panel from your Internet browser and log in. The username is hopefully postgres. Contact your admin if you are unsure of the database password or how to locate the phyPgAdmin panel:
    Time for action — creating the Mahara database
  2. On the front page, there is a link that invites you to create a database, click on Create database there. On the resulting screen, give your database a relevant name such as mysite_mahara. It is important that you select the UTF8 collation from the drop-down box. Finally, click on Create:
  3. If you want to, you could also add ...

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