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Problem while configuring mysql

shreehari Gopalakrishnan
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Joined: Jun 01, 2004
Posts: 30
when i am trying to confogure my mysql i am getting this message

C:\mysql\bin>mysql -Dtest -uroot -p
Enter password:
ERROR 2003: Can't connect to MySQL server on 'localhost' (10061)

i have installed mySQL front as a frontend tool but it is also showing the same problem can plz help me to sort it out ?

Thanks n advance
Julian Kennedy
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Joined: Aug 02, 2004
Posts: 823
Is MySql actually running? It sounds like it's not there. You have to run it (as a service or whatever) before you can connect to it. Check your documentation.

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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This would be better posted in our JDBC forum. I'll move it there.

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