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Joined: Nov 23, 2000
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Hi,
I installed mysql when Linux operating system is installed.
And i write a c++ database connectivity program.
When I give mysqladmin status in the command prompt
I got an error: Cann't connect to local MySQL server through socket /var/lib/mysql.sock(111).
Pls give me a solution for this...
Thanks.
Guy Allard
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Joined: Nov 24, 2000
Posts: 776
Have you set up the mySQL userid(s) and Passwords? That is a usual problem.
See: http://www.mysql.com/doc/A/c/Access_denied.html
This is totally different that 'normal Unix' login ID's/PW's. MySql ID's can (but do not have to) be the same as the Unix userid. Passwords can also be different.
Additionally, GRANT's probably need to be issued via mySQL root to allow particular mySQL users to access particular DB resources without interactively specifying a password.
Make sure you can access the DB/tables from the command line before you try C++ access.
RTFM at www.mysql.com.
Regards, Guy
 
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