problem connecting MySQL

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problem connecting MySQL

Postby vinothika » 11. March 2006 05:55

i am new to php. The problem that i am facing is whenever i connect mysql in php code it gives error that "access to ODBC@localhost is denied..." since i am planning to do a small project in PHP, can u please help me out in solving this problem.
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Postby Smartkid » 11. March 2006 05:57

im having this same problem with trying to install a forum, any help?
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Postby cj_nza » 11. March 2006 09:44

What parameters are you supplying in your mysql_connect() function?
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Reg. Connecting Mysql

Postby vinothika » 13. March 2006 09:56

Hi all...
My problem solved.. one of my friend suggested me. i found some other person in this group also having some problem..
what i did is...
1. open http://localhost
2. Goto PHPMYadmin (on the leftside of the home page)
3. There is an option to change /to create password for MySQL.
4. I created a new username and password.
5. Refresh ur MySQL
6. when u try to connect Mysql_connect("localhost","username","password")
7. It runs perfectly.

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