[Nottingham] JDBC & CLASSPATH
martin at applab.co.uk
Mon Dec 11 18:28:26 GMT 2006
first prize is split between Roger & Martin G. who both pointed out that MySQL
doesn't use network sockets by default.
not having a 'my.cnf' threw me for a while, but once i'd
found /etc/rc.d/rc.mysqld it was plain sailing.
On Monday 11 December 2006 17:30, Martin Garton wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-12-11 at 17:23 +0000, Peter Chang wrote:
> > Martin K,
> > > If I go to a shell and type 'telnet 127.0.0.1 3306' I also get
> > > 'Connection Refused' - does this suggest that OS level security is
> > > preventing JDBC from making a socket connection ? if so, how do i open
> > > it up ?
> > It's probably your firewall. Use whatever firewall configuration tool on
> > your OS to allow traffic through on that port.
> It could be, but seems strange that ports are blocked on lo.
> Martin K, can you send the output of "iptables -L" please?
> Another possibility is that mysql is configured not to allow tcp
> connections and only local socket connections. I can't remember how
> that is set, but its probably something in $(locate my.cnf)
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