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Problem connecting eclipse to mysql database with hibernate

Ole Banole
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Joined: Apr 13, 2010
Posts: 2
Hi,

The title pretty much explains what my problem is. Details:

When I push the "Test Connection"-button I get "Ping failed!" and this error message:



In the properties under the tab "General" i have these settings:

Database: media
URL: jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/
User name: root
Password: ******


The username and password is correct (tested in mysql command line) and the database exists (show database;)
Currently using mysql-connector-java-5.1.12.jar and hibernate3.
URL's I have also tried:
jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/media
jdbc:mysql://localhost/
jdbc:mysql://localhost/media

I was told that MySQL automaticly hosts the localhost connections when installed (I've checked that the service is running), I hope this is correct.

I've been stuck with this for several hours and thinking it is time to ask for some help if any is available=p
Don't hesitate to ask if any more details are needed.

Btw, I'm using Windows 7 (I'm mentioning this cause I've experienced that OS's can be the cause of pretty much every problem out there)

Regards
Ole Banole
Greenhorn

Joined: Apr 13, 2010
Posts: 2
I got it to work by running the MySQL server instance config wizard again. Was so long since I installed MySQL that I didn't know what options to choose back then x)
 
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