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Connecting the database on Godaddy

Thread began 3/30/2010 11:28 pm by admin140217 | Last modified 6/18/2010 10:45 am by admin140217 | 4155 views | 5 replies


Connecting the database on Godaddy

Well it seems to be one thing after another lately.

I just uploaded powerCMS to hosting on Godaddy, and set up the database using PHpmyadmin within the hosting account but I'm getting an error when I try to open a page connected to the database.

Here is the error:

Warning: mysql_pconnect() [function.mysql-pconnect]: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) in /home/content/64/5760064/html/CMS/Connections/localhost.php on line 9

Fatal error: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) in /home/content/64/5760064/html/CMS/Connections/localhost.php on line 9

I understand that this is probably something to do with the path but I'm not sure what. I was under the impression I wouldn't have to modify any of the files once uploaded.

With that said, the only two files haveing connection data in them are the localhost.php and WA_Globals.php. But I'm not sure of what to change, the connection string to the database, or the local and/or remote naming.

Help would be great!


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