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  Web Apps with Tiger: Security and MySQL
Subject:   Need Help Please!
Date:   2005-11-16 14:10:38
From:   PeterBates
During the mysql_secure_installation, I get the following error upon entering current password for root (pressing enter for none):


ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)


Then it just asks for the root password again, (there is not one). This is a fresh install of mysql 4.1.15 on Mac OS 10.4.3 Server, (also fresh install). MySQL is running. What am I doing wrong?


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