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I downloaded the Drupal archive and extracted it on the dedicated server. In cPanel, I created a MySQL database, but when I try to install Drupal, in the Database configuration page, I can only choose between PostgreSQL and SQLite as database type; I cannot choose MySQL.

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Why did it happen? How do I fix it?

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  • Check that your PHP has been installed with the proper MySQL extensions
    – Jaypan
    Jun 8, 2020 at 17:47
  • @Jaypan which extension should be chosen? Jun 8, 2020 at 17:52
  • pdo_mysql should be enough
    – Clive
    Jun 8, 2020 at 18:13
  • @Clive pdo_mysql are not on my host but I found pdo_sqlsrv but when I checked checkbox it didn't change anything. See screenshot:i.piccy.info/i9/6e7ed1b4cfdc764a6563540d6e874159/1591640282/… Jun 8, 2020 at 18:22
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    Try nd_pdo_mysql.
    – Les Lim
    Jun 8, 2020 at 19:46

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  1. Create a info.php file and upload it to your server :
 php_info()
  1. upload the file to your server is docroot then visit the URL http://youdomain.com/info.php

  2. search for pdo_mysql and it should be enabled if it does not exist contact the server admin and tell him to enable the pdo_mysql (https://serverfault.com/questions/471282/how-enable-pdo-mysql) : enter image description here

in your case I think you have just the pgsql and SQLite PDO enabled

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