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From:Paul DuBois Date:March 10 2003 11:01pm
Subject:Re: Connection error
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At 14:37 -0800 3/10/03, DuSTiN KRySaK wrote:
>Hi there - I'm truing to connect to a mysql server (redhat linux 8) with the
>mysqlcc GUI (through a SSH session), and for some reason when I try to
>connect I get the error:
>
>[localhost] ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
>'/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)
>
>Now I was reading that this would be because I used "localhost" as the host
>name and if that is the case, the system uses unix sockets... Is there a way
>to force it to use TCPip?

Specify a hostname of 127.0.0.1 rather than localhost.
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Connection errorDuSTiN KRySaK10 Mar
  • Re: Connection errorPaul DuBois11 Mar