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Old 10-19-2007, 01:53 AM   #1
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How can i change my Database server name from localhost to mysql?


I am trying to figure how can i change the DBserver from localhost,which is the default,to mysql cause i am migrating a web site from one server to another and they had a different DBserver name.That means tha the site dont work The message i get is Unknown MySQL server host 'mysql' (1).I am using ubuntu.If anyone has any idea would be very helpful.

Tnx in advance for the help....
Old 10-19-2007, 02:06 AM   #2
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I ve changed my /etc/hosts to mysql and nothing changed.I ve also tryed to change my.cnf bind-address or mysql and again db server name didnt change.I did restart the mysql service and it is still locahost......

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