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  • vBulletin Database Error!

    Hello. I have had hundreds of emails that come back with

    Database error in vBulletin :

    mysql_connect() [<a href='function.mysql-connect'>function.mysql-connect</a>]: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
    /home/futufcom/public_html/includes/class_core.php on line 311

    MySQL Error :
    Error Number :
    Request Date : Friday, January 30th 2009 @ 05:59:27 PM
    Error Date : Friday, January 30th 2009 @ 05:59:27 PM
    Script :
    Referrer :
    IP Address : <<Hidden>>
    Username :
    Classname : vB_Database
    MySQL Version :
    How can this be fixed?

  • #2
    Someone posted something just like this. Look on their thread.


    • #3
      Assuming the db info in your config.php file is correct, this is a server issue. Please see this page for the causes of this error:
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