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MySQL Select works, Update fails

MySQL Select works, Update fails

(OP)
I have a bit of a strange one and it's been a while since I've done very much with MySQL.

I'm working on a script that's using the PHP Login Project at it's base. My server is running PHP 5.3.29 and MySQL 5.5.40.

When I run the UPDATE query I get a failure and when I run the SELECT query I get a success. I've tried to simplify the following queries as much as possible.

The UPDATE which fails is this:
$query_update_user = $this->db_connection->prepare('UPDATE users SET user_active = 1 WHERE user_id = 2');

The SELECT which succeeds is this:
$query_update_user = $this->db_connection->prepare('SELECT user_active FROM users WHERE user_id = 2');

Both are executed with this:
$query_update_user->execute();

Any tips are much appreciated.
Thanks

RE: MySQL Select works, Update fails

Check the grant tables and check the error returned by mysql whenthequery fails.

RE: MySQL Select works, Update fails

Having select permissions does not mean the user has update permissions.

Try: $query_update_user->erroInfo(); after executing the update query. It should tell you why its failing.

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RE: MySQL Select works, Update fails

(OP)
That put me on the right path and now it's working.

Thanks to both of you.

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