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Re^2: Connecting to mysql using DBI and a non-standard socket

by gellyfish (Monsignor)
on Jul 05, 2005 at 20:18 UTC ( #472589=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Connecting to mysql using DBI and a non-standard socket
in thread Connecting to mysql using DBI and a non-standard socket

You might not want to have your mysqld listening on a TCP socket if there is no need for a client on another host to access the database. It makes for a more secure installation for one thing.

/J\

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