- Check you directory permissions.
- Check /var/log/audit/audit.log for any denials.
- Make sure in “/etc/httpd/conf.d/phpmyadmin.conf” you have commented out the following two line and appended “Allow from 127.0.0.1”
#Order Allow,Deny #Deny from all Allow from 127.0.0.1
and then restart httpd.
service httpd restart Source: http://wtuto.com/redhat/phpmyadmin-rc5.html