Hi Nicholas, How is your MySQL user defined, xxx@'localhost'?
Yann On Thu, Nov 2, 2017, 17:54 Nicholas Geovanis <nickgeova...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi - > I have pmacct 1.7.0 installed from source on an Ubuntu 17.10 system > running MySQL 5.7. Just experimenting so far. I have specified both > sql_user and sql_passwd (and sql_table and sql_db) in the conf file, run > the initialization sql successfully, and started pmacctd like this: > > /home/nick/src/pmacct-1.7.0# /usr/local/sbin/pmacctd -d -P mysql -f > /home/nick/src/pmacct.conf 192.168.50.211 > > No matter what I do, pmacctd cannot connect to the database: > > ERROR ( default_mysql/mysql ): PRIMARY 'mysql' backend trouble. > ERROR ( default_mysql/mysql ): The SQL server says: Access denied for user > 'pmacct'@'localhost' (using password: YES) > > Despite this, I can successfully connect using the very same password > which is defined in the pmacct.conf file if I type it by hand: > "nick@nick-OptiPlex-755:~$ mysql -u pmacct -p > Enter password: > Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. > Your MySQL connection id is 163 > Server version: 5.7.20-0ubuntu0.17.10.1 (Ubuntu) > > Copyright (c) 2000, 2017, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights > reserved. > > Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its" > ...and so on, clipped. > > There is no difference if I enclose the conf file's sql_passwd argument in > quotes or not. > What is my issue here? Thanks.....Nick > _______________________________________________ > pmacct-discussion mailing list > http://www.pmacct.net/#mailinglists
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