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From:Douglas Brantz Date:May 5 2000 12:18pm
Subject:Re: Perl DBI
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Might be that you need to add the host?

my $dbh = DBI->connect("BDI:mysql:Library:Localhost","username","password");

Douglas



Mark Riordan wrote:

> Hi sorry to bother u I have a dbase called Library set up on mysql. When
> i
> try connecting to it from a web page using for example
> connectTest.cgi..............
>
>           my $dbh = DBI->connect("DBI:mysql:Library", '****', '******');
>
>           if($dbh)
>           {.....}
>           else
>           {....}
>
> I keep getting a connection failed with it jumping straight to else
> statement. However if I run
> it from the cgi-directory using eg  ./connectTest.cgi it runs the code
> outputting the correct results. Connection only fails from web
> page.(Root
> user/password used). Any ideas???????
>
> Mark
>
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