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From Ron Wheeler <rwhee...@artifact-software.com>
Subject Re: Mysql connection error
Date Wed, 13 Jul 2005 15:06:03 GMT
Firewall may be blocking port 3306.

You might also want to try using the MySQL query tool or administration 
tool to see if they can access the database over the network.

Ron

Upayavira wrote:

> Could be that you need to grant authorisation by machine name not by 
> IP. I've had struggles with that sort of thing before.
>
> Best to debug this by trying to login to remote host just using the 
> mysql command at the command line. Then, once you've got that working, 
> you can scale up to doing it with Cocoon.
>
> Regards, Upayavira
>
> Derek Hohls wrote:
>
>> I am struggling with getting a new server to communicate with a mySQL 
>> database on another machine.
>>
>> The database and queries work fine, when running on machine A, where 
>> the database is installed,
>> as does the Cocoon application when running there. 
>> However, when I try and emulate the Cocoon application on machine B 
>> (same OS, same Cocoon version - Linux, C2.1.6),
>>  I get a null pointer exception that I cannot seem to solve.
>>
>> Here is what I have done.
>>
>> 1. Copied the mysql-connector-java-3.1.7-bin.jar file to 
>> tomcat\webapps\cocoon\WEB-INF\lib\
>>
>> 2. Added an entry in web.xml for "com.mysql.jdbc.Driver"
>>
>> 3. Aded an entry in the cocoon.xconf for:
>>
>>     <jdbc name="mydb">
>>         <pool-controller min="1" max="50"/>
>>         <auto-commit>true</auto-commit>
>>         <dburl>jdbc:mysql://dbserver.alias.com/mydbname</dburl>
>>         <user>myuser</user>
>>         <password>mypassword</password>
>>     </jdbc>
>>
>> 4. Restarted Cocoon
>>
>> 5. Added a "myuser" entry to the mySQL user table on the database 
>> machine, with
>> USE mysql;
>> GRANT USAGE ON *.* to myuser@"99.99.99.99" IDENTIFIED BY 'mypassword';
>> GRANT SELECT ON mydbname.* to ffpreporter@"99.99.99.99";
>>
>> (obviously I am using the actual IP address of Machine B)
>>
>> 6.  The pipeline in question looks like:
>>
>> <map:match pattern="testproject">
>>     <map:generate src="sql.xml"/>
>>     <!-- === SQL Connector ====  -->          <map:transform type="sql">
>>       <map:parameter name="use-connection" value="mydb"/>
>>       <map:parameter name="show-nr-of-rows" value="true"/>       
>> <map:parameter name="clob-encoding" value="UTF-8"/>     
>> </map:transform>     <map:serialize type="xml"/>
>> </map:match>          
>> 7.  the SQL file contains:
>>
>> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?> <sq2:execute-query 
>> xmlns:sq2="http://apache.org/cocoon/SQL/2.0">
>>  <sq2:query name="themes">
>>   SELECT DISTINCT * FROM mytable
>>  </sq2:query>
>> </sq2:execute-query>
>>
>> 8.  The stacktrace from Cocoon is a java.lang.NullPointerException;
>> looking in the error.log reveals:
>>
>> ERROR   (2005-07-13) 12:40.11:694   [sitemap.transformer.sql] 
>> (/cocoon/myapp/testproject) 
>> http-8080-Processor4/SQLTransformer.Query: Caught a SQLException
>> java.sql.SQLException: Failed to obtain connection. Made 5 attempts 
>> with 5000ms interval
>>
>>
>> How do I go about trying to pin down why this is happening?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Derek
>>
>>
>>
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