Moving WordPress from shared hosting to a VPS – requests credentials for updates

I recently moved this wordpress installation from a reseller cpanel installation to a virtual private server (VPS) using a cpanel full backup and restoration. Everything went smoothly until I decided to update wordpress and was greeted with the following message. To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your […]

Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_userdata() …… /wp-includes/capabilities.php on line 488

WordPress 3.1.1 site was down with error Error establishing a database connection. Checking the server logs showed memory errors [Fri Apr 15 18:03:41 2011] [error] [client xxx.xx.xxx.xx] (12)Cannot allocate memory: couldn’t create child process: /opt/suphp/sbin/suphp for /home/……/public_html/index.php, referer: http://www.google.ro/url?……… [Fri Apr 15 18:03:20 2011] [error] [client xx.xx.xxx.xx] (12)Cannot allocate memory: couldn’t create child process: /opt/suphp/sbin/suphp […]