Error establishing a database connection

Have you already noticed the following? As of this morning, the website is no longer accessible. The following message appears: ‘Error establishing a database connection’ (see attached screenshot). It doesn’t matter which browser I’m using or whether I’m trying to access the website from my laptop or my iMac. The Ubuntu Budgie Forum (, however, can be accessed without any problems, as long as you go to it directly and do not try it via


I’ve pinged our team members who have access to the site and asked them to give the server a good kicking.

Server has now been beaten into submission. Cheers.