[Snort-users] newbie ACID setup question

Guillaume guillaume at ...4029...
Fri Jan 11 00:22:05 EST 2002

Dans son précédent message Arvind Clemente écrivait :

> Hi Merrick
>    You sure mysql databse been started. Plesae start the same.
>    This error comes when mysql database has hot been started
>    properly
> Rgds
> Arvind
> "Merrick, Gary" wrote:
>> Database ERROR:Can't connect to local MySQL server through
>> socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)

Note that it also can happen when mysqld (server) runs propoerly but
when mysql client does not open the right socket.
Did you try to lunch mysqld (server) by specifying the socket path ?
Something like that : mysqld --socket=/path/to/mysql.sock

Other thing to check : permission of /tmp directory and mysql.sock
If your ACID runs under an user that does not have the proper rights
to access the socket file, could happen too.



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