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Connection refused

Mithun Madhu

Joined: Feb 26, 2009
Posts: 8

I am trying to configure a web application developed in JSP in an RHEL 5.6 environment.
The webserver I am using is Tomcat 5. The database used is MySql 5. I have installed jdk 6.
However, the application refuses to connect to the database. The login page is visible when I access it in the browser.
But when I try to login with the proper credentials, the following exception is coming in catalina.out log file.

java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused
at gnu.java.net.PlainSocketImpl.connect
at java.net.Socket.connect(libgcj.so.7rh)
at java.net.Socket.connect(libgcj.so.7rh)
at java.net.Socket.<init>(libgcj.so.7rh)
at java.net.Socket.<init>(libgcj.so.7rh)
at com.mysql.jdbc.StandardSocketFactory.connect(StandardSocketFactory.java:173)
at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.<init>(MysqlIO.java:267)
This is followed by a few more lines.

Please help...
Madhan Sundararajan Devaki
Ranch Hand

Joined: Mar 18, 2011
Posts: 312

Please check if you have configured the correct MySQL JDBC driver. Also, please check if the login account information is present in the database.

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