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Mahara could not connect to the application database.

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The error received was:
postgres8 error: [-1: Database connection failed] in CONNECT(shr-pgsql-prod-adl1a.adl1.netspot.com.au, 'netspot_mhr_prod_demo', '****', netspot_mhr_prod_demo)