Fix: ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can’t connect to MySQL server on ‘’ (111)

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6 Responses

  1. Harikrishna Guggilla says:

    I am trying to connect to my master server database, but getting the below error.

    [[email protected] log]# mysql -u slave_user -p -h -P 3306
    Enter password:
    ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can't connect to MySQL server on '' (113)

    but I can able to access my master database with same credentials from the same server, When am trying from slave server getting that error.

    Please do help on this.

    Harikrishna Guggilla

    • Aaron Kili says:

      @ Harikrishna

      Have you enabled remote root access on the master server. This could be the issue; try to run the mysql_secure_installation script and allow remote root access.

  2. Dhwani says:

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  3. ganesh says:

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    Thanks buddy…!

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