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Ric McCorriston379 Points
Laravel 5 database.php
On laravel 5 using env - local how do I change the database? It continues to use homestead no matter what database.php says. I know its using this database.php because if I remove it it breaks!
Thanks in advance.
Andrew Shook31,709 Points
First there is a hidden file called .env.example, look around the settings/perferences of your text editor to make sure it will show you hidden files. Next make a copy of that file and simple name it .env. Then open the file and edit it. It should look something like this:
from here you can change the settings of the DB. Also, I don't believe you can have more than one .env file anymore. Check out this article for more information