[ensembl-dev] MySQL server error

Kieron Taylor ktaylor at ebi.ac.uk
Tue Dec 19 17:57:22 GMT 2017

Hi Davide,

I can access the 1000 genomes public MySQL server at this time via its hostname mysql-db.1000genomes.org . The server is up and seems to be happy.

It is generally better to use the hostname by default, as the IP address may well have changed at some point.


> On 19 Dec 2017, at 17:21, Davide Piffer <pifferdavide at gmail.com> wrote:
> sql= src_mysql("population_freqs", host = "", user = "anon", port = 3306)
> I get the following:
> Error in .local(drv, ...) : 
>   Failed to connect to database: Error: Can't connect to MySQL server on '' (0)
> I changed the port to 4272 but it is not working either.
> I know sometimes the IP address changes so I wonder if there is a new one.
> Many thanks in advance!!
> Davide
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