Heroku database updated, now no permissions

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02 Aug, 2017 07:07 PM

Hi Pat

I'm getting a `role "wondbwcmwzxhue" is not permitted to log in` error after upgrading my Heroku database. Nothing in the knowledge base I can find around this.

Is the sphinx auth tied to the database somehow? What's the best way to reestablishing the right auth user - re-add the product or something around config?

Hope you're well!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Pat Allan on 03 Aug, 2017 01:07 AM

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    Heya Nate :)

    The Sphinx configuration has the database auth details in it - so yeah, when the database changes, Sphinx needs to be updated as well. The following command should do the trick: `heroku run bundle exec flying-sphinx configure` - and then you can run a full index after to confirm everything’s fine: `heroku run bundle exec flying-sphinx index`.

    Flying Sphinx doesn’t have any ability to get new database credentials automatically - which is completely fair and right - but yeah, such situations are often the cause of db/indexing failures. I’ll try to make that clear in the docs!

    Hope all’s going well for you,


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