[ensembl-dev] Error conecting to Ensembl DB with bioperl.

Thibaut Hourlier th3 at sanger.ac.uk
Wed Jun 1 12:35:19 BST 2011

Hi Gonzalo,
You have to check the parameters of your connection. Your script can't
find the server ensembldb.ensembl.org because for some reason it don't
know it. If you try to ping ensembldb.ensembl.org, what does it tell


On Wed, 2011-06-01 at 00:30 -0300, Gonzalo Parra wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am running a script made with bioperl libraries and a get the
> following error when i am trying to run it
> "DBI connect('host=ensembldb.ensembl.org;port=5306','anonymous',...)
> failed: Can't connect to MySQL server on 'ensembldb.ensembl.org' (113)
> at /usr/share/perl5/Bio/ensembl/modules/Bio/EnsEMBL/Registry.pm line
> 1453"
> What kind of error is (113) is it that there are many conections to
> the server o what does it mean?
> thanks in advance
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