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Re: connect to DBD::MYSQL

by Tux (Abbot)
on Jan 31, 2014 at 21:06 UTC ( #1072910=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to connect to DBD::MYSQL

  1. Please remove your credentials (or replace them with something stupid)
  2. Is localhost present in /etc/hosts?

Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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Re^2: connect to DBD::MYSQL
by fionbarr (Friar) on Jan 31, 2014 at 21:11 UTC
    thanks....the credentials are already 'stupid'. This is a windows7 machine.

      Did you try to replace localhost with

      edit (added question): Is the error really 'Unknown MYSQL server host ' localhost' <11004>', as in '<space>localhost? Could it be your code is not actually what you pasted, and the is a space before $hostname?

      Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn
        the code is identical, i.e. NO space before 'localhost' tried with get failed: access denied for user 'test_user'@'localhost' I am doing this and still doesn't work
        use test; # create table (name char(20)); CREATE USER 'test_user'@'localhost'; GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON * . * TO 'test_user'@'localhost'; select * from ttt;
        seems like the 'user' does not have access privileges. Any ideas?

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