Importing Site from Kinsta to Local

Hi @lemuelTIE :wave: and welcome to the Kinsta Community!

I noticed that the process failed during the database dump action, as shown in the screenshot you provided. After reviewing your main.log file, I found the following error message:

[2024-01-31 00:43:03.815] [error] [ipcMainStep] Error in operation SITE_CREATION, step database: Error: Error (1): UERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

To resolve this issue, I recommend clearing the following folders as suggested on another post I’ve linked below, and then reinstalling DevKinsta and Docker Desktop:


You can find more details in the following URL: "Something Bad Happened" every time I try to make a site

I hope this helps!