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Re: How to connect with remote mySQL DB

by kcott (Canon)
on Aug 16, 2012 at 09:40 UTC ( #987719=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to How to connect with remote mySQL DB

DBD::mSQL shows the syntax in the first few lines of the SYNOPSIS.

Update: Your code shows mSQL but I notice your node title shows mySQL. You'll need to resolve that ambiguity. DBD::mSQL has the syntax for both but DBD::mysql may be more appropriate for you.

-- Ken

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Re^2: How to connect with remote mySQL DB
by pvaldes (Chaplain) on Aug 16, 2012 at 10:03 UTC

    I see now...

    Ken is right, yes, the real problem is that the line is malformed so the passed driver's name is really mSQL//www.db4free, instead mSQL trying to connect to "http://www.db4free". Try with:

    #!/usr/bin/perl -w use DBI; my $dbh = DBI->connect("dbi:mysql:dbname=aghpisos;host=www.db4free","s +adecki", "***");

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