Mysql connection problem

Deepan Chakravarthy codeshepherd at
Thu Apr 10 15:18:00 MDT 2008

William Attwood wrote:
> When you're at the command line you are using php-cgi (php5-cgi) to 
> execute, which uses a different (sometimes) php.ini file.  do a 
> phpinfo(); from command line (phpinfo(); then grep -i .ini)
> Also make sure your user account has permission to connect to mysql 
> from localhost.
ls -l reports the following
srwxrwxrwx  1 mysql  mysql     0B Apr 10 21:34

which means I guess everyone has access ..  Let me check php.ini for 
command line..

> -Will
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 3:09 PM, Deepan <codeshepherd at 
> <mailto:codeshepherd at>> wrote:
>     Hi All,
>     I am able to connect to Mysql via command line
>     using mysql client. I am also able to connect to
>     mysql via php if I run those php programs via
>     command line. However when I hit those php pages
>     via the browser it throws the error Can't connect
>     to local MySQL server through socket
>     '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2). Please note that this is
>     the same socket the mysql client tries to connect
>     to the server.
>     Regards
>     Deepan
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