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Connection problems with shared hosting

Thread began 12/14/2009 11:16 am by johnnysinbox396218 | Last modified 12/14/2009 5:44 pm by Jason Byrnes | 548 views | 1 replies |

johnnysinbox396218

Connection problems with shared hosting

Hello and good day!

I am having serious connection problems using a shared hosting site through godaddy.com.
On my local machine all my mysql pages work well through wamp server. When uploaded to the server the first time I recieved this 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/e/x/o/exoticjohnny/html/Connections/exoticintimacies.php on line 9

Fatal error: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) in /home/content/e/x/o/exoticjohnny/html/Connections/exoticintimacies.php on line 9

my connection.php page looked as follows: (this is the code that worked on my localhost perfect?)

<?php
# FileName="Connection_php_mysql.htm"
# Type="MYSQL"
# HTTP="true"
$hostname_exoticintimacies = "localhost";
$database_exoticintimacies = "exoticintimacies";
$username_exoticintimacies = "exoticintimacies";
$password_exoticintimacies = "mypassword";
$exoticintimacies = mysql_pconnect($hostname_exoticintimacies, $username_exoticintimacies, $password_exoticintimacies) or trigger_error(mysql_error(),E_USER_ERROR);
?>

So upon researching the php code guide I found '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' and plugged it in as follows $exoticintimacies = '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' ($hostname_exoticintimacies, $username_exoticintimacies, $password_exoticintimacies) or trigger_error(mysql_error(),E_USER_ERROR);
?>

Upon uploading I recieved a parse error "(" so I took off the end only leaving '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' and the index page worked but when going to pages with ecart objects it displays this error:

Warning: mysql_select_db(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL-Link resource in /home/content/e/x/o/exoticjohnny/html/product_6611.php on line 9

Warning: mysql_query(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL-Link resource in /home/content/e/x/o/exoticjohnny/html/product_6611.php on line 11


the code on my page looks as follows:

<?php
//WA eCart Include
require_once("WA_eCart/exoticcart_PHP.php");
?><?php require_once('Connections/exoticintimacies.php'); ?>
<?php
$exoticcart->GetContent();
?>
<?php
mysql_select_db($database_exoticintimacies, $exoticintimacies);
$query_Recordset1 = "SELECT * FROM accessories_1";
$Recordset1 = mysql_query($query_Recordset1, $exoticintimacies) or die(mysql_error());
$row_Recordset1 = mysql_fetch_assoc($Recordset1);
$totalRows_Recordset1 = mysql_num_rows($Recordset1);
?><?php


Please help
Thanks

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

In the connection file, try using 127.0.0.1 instead of localhost for the MySQL server name. If that does not work, contact GoDaddy to see what the correct MySQL server name to enter is.

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