When you say the mySQL driver, do you mean the MySQL Connector/J jar? Did you first verify that you connect to your database (named: "test") using the mySQL client and the username/password: test/test?
Try supplying the default port number (3306) in the url:
Don't quotes around the variable names here:
Using quotes will pass in the word "url" instead of the url variable ("jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/test"). Use:
[ September 10, 2006: Message edited by: Alice Corman ]
Joined: Jun 21, 2006
Correction: Default port should be 3306 [ September 10, 2006: Message edited by: Alice Corman ]