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JDBC Connection Problem

venu jayaram

Joined: Mar 11, 2008
Posts: 27
Hi friends,

I written one JDBC connection class. While running it's showing Exception.
i am using netbeans6.1 and jboss4.0.4 server. i added the driver also that is my-connector-java-5.1.

please help me to solve this problem

Exception are

com.mysql.jdbc.CommunicationsException: Communications link failure

Last packet sent to the server was 0 ms ago.
at com.mysql.jdbc.SQLError.createCommunicationsException(
at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.createNewIO(
at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.<init>(
at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.getInstance(
at com.mysql.jdbc.NonRegisteringDriver.connect(
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(
at com.myapp.struts.Database.getConnection(
at com.myapp.struts.Database.main(
got connection
Caused by:
at com.mysql.jdbc.StandardSocketFactory.connect(
at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.<init>(
at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.createNewIO(
... 7 more
at com.myapp.struts.Database.main(
BUILD SUCCESSFUL (total time: 20 seconds)
Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Posts: 10336

You have defined a JDBC URL that will try to connect the the DNS I'm guessing this doesn't exist. Shouldn't it be "localhost"?

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venu jayaram

Joined: Mar 11, 2008
Posts: 27
Then please tell me what have to do, I want to interact with database using JDBC through Struts application.. please asap...

Thanks and Regards
Venu J
Peter Johnson

Joined: May 14, 2008
Posts: 5852

What is the name of the host running MySQL? Change the database URL to use that host name (instead of ""). If the MySQL database is running on the same host as your code, then use:

String URL = "jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/venu";

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venu jayaram

Joined: Mar 11, 2008
Posts: 27
thank you very Peter Johnson
I agree. Here's the link:
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