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Thread: mysql_connect(): Can't connect error

  1. #1

    mysql_connect(): Can't connect error

    any one ever encounter this problem?

    ive got a test site ive been workin on for a friend and it works good excpt once ur loged in u cant get to any other page for some reason the user will get this error

    Warning:  mysql_connect(): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/usr/local/mysql-5.0/data/mysql.sock' (2) in /home/content/n/e/o/neokrasher/html/impact/admin/resources/includes/connection.php5
    Database connectionfailed: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/usr/local/mysql-5.0/data/mysql.sock' (2)
    it says i cant connect but i am using update and insert querys all over the place. i find it odd that it cant connect

    here is the link

    user name and pw is

    i checked the connection.php and there doesnt seem to be any problems.

    Any one have any ideas?

  2. #2
    Have you checked to verify that the path in the error is in fact the correct error to the socket?

  3. #3
    i have no idea how to do that... ive never runinto soket problems before

  4. #4
    PHP Code:
    print mysql_error();
    Have you successfully connected to the database elsewhere in your hosting account?
    got pwnt?

  5. #5
    i figured it out woot. its was really simple... i forgot to change my db host to the server instead of localhost >< thanks for the help guys

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