Bug 18376 - Cannot open local connections as non-root user
Cannot open local connections as non-root user
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 17432
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mysql (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Patrick Macdonald
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-10-04 23:23 EDT by Damien Miller
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-04 23:23:35 EDT
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Description Damien Miller 2000-10-04 23:23:34 EDT
Trying to connect to a local mysql server fails as a non-root user.

The /var/lib/mysql directory is mode 0700 and the clients are trying to
open the socket /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock

Fix: make /var/lib/mysql mode 0711
Comment 1 Daniel Roesen 2000-10-05 07:26:29 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 17432 ***

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