[Snort-users] Error with Acid

Kevin Johnson kjohnson at ...12400...
Thu Nov 4 05:52:06 EST 2004


On Thu, 2004-11-04 at 05:49, sam wun wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Can anyone tell me why I got the following error:
> 
> *Error (p)connecting to DB : *snort at ...274...:3306
> 
...
> 
> *Database ERROR:*Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket 
> '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)
> 
> There is no mysql.sock in the /tmp directory.
> 
...
> 
> Thanks
> Sam

Hi-

Verify that your mysql server is running.  When it starts up, it creates
the /tmp/mysql.sock file which mysql clients use to connect.

Kevin
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