Ian Whitfield wrote:
Well I even went off this morning looking at 'other' solutions for
this and it seems to be - Use Base or go and learn PHP or Ruby or
something like that!!
So I got into Base again and found an interesting fact - Base had
_NOT_ stored the link in it's Driver Class!! After a couple of
re-tries it now seems to have done that and I can now get past the
'Test Class' stage OK!!!
The next screen is 'Authentication' - I enter the User Name and select
"Test Connection" and I get
Communication Link Failure
The last packet sent successfully to the Server was 0 milliseconds
The driver has not received any packets from the Server.
OK - Now I'm stuck again...... My Database (Schema) was called
'federals_Members.sql' when I first created it but last week I had to
re-install my OpSys and to get it back into MyAdmin I had to import it
and it's now there called 'Test'!! Neither of the above two file names
make any difference to the error message.
Next the User Name - In My Admin it is 'root', when I set-up the
Database I used 'Ianw' and my System login is 'Ianw' also. Again
neither of these changes the error message.
To check I started MyAdmin and it connects fine with the Database and
displays the table structure just fine.
So why wont Base connect to it???
Are you starting mysqld with "--skip-networking"?
If so, then remove it for "localhost" access. LO Base uses localhost to
access mysqld and will give a failed to connect error if it can't
connect via localhost. MyAdmin does not use localhost to connect, so it
would work fine while Base will not.
Hope this helps.
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