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Bug #56150 PDOException - [2017] Can't open named pipe...
Submitted: 2004-07-29 18:19 UTC Modified: 2013-02-18 00:35 UTC
From: dan at yes dot lt Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: *General Issues
PHP Version: 5CVS-2004-07-29 (dev) OS: Win2k
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2004-07-29 18:19 UTC] dan at yes dot lt
Fatal error:  Uncaught exception 'PDOException' with message '[2017] Can't open named pipe to host: .  pipe: MySQL (2)' in ...

Reproduce code:
$db = new PDO('mysql:dbname=test;host=localhost', 'user', 'password');


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 [2004-11-08 12:06 UTC] vincent at 7oqp dot net
pdo_mysql try to connect to mysql with unix socket if you enter "localhost" as hostname.
Use ip address ( instead of hostname (localhost) :
$db = new PDO('mysql:dbname=test;host=', 'user', 'password');
It worked for me on XP.
 [2011-12-24 06:25 UTC]
Please try using this snapshot:
For Windows:

 [2011-12-24 06:25 UTC]
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 [2013-02-18 00:35 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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