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Getting Error When trying to connect to database

meskarunemeskarune New
edited March 2013 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8

I'm trying to install Vanilla forums. I've verified that I can log into mysql with the username and password and the database exists:

mysql -u -p

Enter password:

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Your MySQL connection id is 12

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mysql> show databases;


| Database |


| information_schema |

| hhforum_db |


But when I put these same credentials into my Vanilla install, I get this error:

SQLSTATE[HY000] [2002] php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known

How do I fix this so I can finish my install? Thanks!

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