The advantage of this is that if the connection needs to be reopened it can be done at a lower cost. For performance reasons Windows maintains a connection on a TCP port after it is closed for by default 4 minutes. May 01, I have un-installed MySql completely and then went and re-installed to all its default values. May 03,

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Yes you can most certainly connect to mySql using root.

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ToString ‘Write code below to execute more steps since you’re unable to connect. In setting up Diafaan SMS server, i had the same problem. In that case, your connection string would be something like: I have then flushed privelages and it worked for me.

If you’ve MySQL administrator or Query browser tool, enter the name of server and database in it and test the connection. Brian Cryer is a dedicated software developer and webmaster. For his day job he develops websites and desktop applications as well as providing IT services.

Lahno 11 1 3. I develop my ASP.

Also do one more thing to check connection. This will open up the “Set Connection Pooling Attributes” dialog. These notes only apply to the error above when the “other symptoms” are present.


The problem was in the syntax. Sometimes you just don’t see the forest for the trees Decreasing the value of TcpTimedWaitDelay should help, but is unlikely to permanently solve the problem for a busy system because if the system is busy the limits will still be hit.

Troubleshooting – Can’t connect to MySQL on localhost

May 29, I restart the MySQL Service and check to see if I can connect to using the mysql consol in dos and it just won’t let me in, saying it can’t connect to mysql! The advantage of this is that if the connection needs to be reopened it can be done at a lower cost. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Create a new user with remote access priviliges, or change the priviliges of root not recommended. My adrenaline is still pumping after 8 hours of trouble with this!!

The trouble is that under heavy load when lots of connections are opened and closed to the database, the system can hit a limit on the maximum number of connections allowed even though as far as the application is concerned these connections have been closed. Also I was using.


Make sure your port is not blocked even if you are connecting to a remote MySql database. It test connection, shows databases and tables. Edited mhsql Years Ago by AndreRet: We restart MySQL, and it works fine. Please note the above connectionstring is for ASP. It took me about a week to find the solution to the same problem and with many posts. May 02, Open Catch ex As Exception ‘Unable to connect.

The application has previously been able to successfully connect myql the database.

ERROR [HY000] [MySQL][ODBC 3.51 Driver]Can’t connect to MySQL server on ‘localhost’; (10048)”

OdbcConnection ‘ Is the connection is already open? The valid range is 0x1E – 0x12C 30seconds to secondsthe default is 0xF0 seconds. The link below gives you a step by step which worked for me.

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