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Unable to connect to MySQL database while installing PERL script

Discussion in 'MySQL' started by gregdavidson, Sep 8, 2019.

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    I just attempted to install a PERL script on my Godaddy Linux hosting account and I keep getting this message:

    install_driver(mysql) failed: Can't locate DBD/mysql.pm in @inc (@inc contains: Modules . /usr/local/lib64/perl5 /usr/local/share/perl5 /usr/lib64/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib64/perl5 /usr/share/perl5) at (eval 9) line 3.
    Perhaps the DBD::mysql perl module hasn't been fully installed,
    or perhaps the capitalisation of 'mysql' isn't right.
    Available drivers: DBM, ExampleP, File, Gofer, Proxy, SQLite, Sponge.
    at install.cgi line 79

    The database is setup but I can't connect to it. What am I doing wrong here?
    SEMrush
     
    gregdavidson, Sep 8, 2019 IP
    SEMrush
  2. RHS-Chris

    RHS-Chris Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    Has the DBD::mysql perl module been installed, and it is available? Even if you have MySQL (the server) available, you will still need the module installed to talk to it.

    Regards,
    Chris
     
    RHS-Chris, Sep 9, 2019 IP