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Connecting with MySql

abhijeet srivastava

Joined: Aug 22, 2006
Posts: 26
Hi all!

I am trying to connect MySql using connector mysql-connector-java-3.0.17-ga-bin.jar. Driver is loaded but it is
not getting connected. Though in Windows it works fine but give problem in linux fedora 6. I am using connection string


with username and password. It shows following error-

SQLException:java.sql.SQLException: Unable to connect to any hosts due to exception: Connection refused

MESSAGE: Connection refused

STACKTRACE: Connection refused
at com.mysql.jdbc.StandardSocketFactory.connect(
at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.<init>(
at com.mysql.jdbc.Connection.createNewIO(
at com.mysql.jdbc.Connection.<init>(
at com.mysql.jdbc.NonRegisteringDriver.connect(
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(
at Check.main(


Whats wrong?
Jeanne Boyarsky
author & internet detective

Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 32298

From the connection refused message, I suspect a firewall setting or bad password. Can you connect at the command line?

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abhijeet srivastava

Joined: Aug 22, 2006
Posts: 26
There is no problem in connnection on command line. I have also disabled firewall. still same problem.
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