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Database file of type file

Posted 09 June 2014 - 10:57 AM

I have to create a program for a client for which i need access to the database which was created by a software company.I asked from the client to give me the host and the port , when i try to connect to the given host and port server sends me a file of type file.. :1eye:
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Re: Database file of type file

Posted 09 June 2014 - 11:03 AM

do you know what database that is and how do you try to connect to it?
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Re: Database file of type file

Posted 09 June 2014 - 11:07 AM

Database from the information that i have is MySQL and the way i try to connect is the following.

www.hostname.com:3306
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Re: Database file of type file

Posted 09 June 2014 - 11:09 AM

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when i try to connect to the given host and port server sends me a file of type file.

What does that even mean?
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Re: Database file of type file

Posted 09 June 2014 - 11:11 AM

View PostArtificialSoldier, on 09 June 2014 - 09:09 PM, said:

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when i try to connect to the given host and port server sends me a file of type file.

What does that even mean?


When i try to connect for example to www.hostname.com:3306 server sends me a file.The properties of the file show me that its type is file.

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Re: Database file of type file

Posted 09 June 2014 - 11:14 AM

you certainly donít connect by typing that into the URL bar, do you?
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Re: Database file of type file

Posted 09 June 2014 - 11:18 AM

Yes I do , I also have a username and a password for the database. What i want to see is the fields of the db etc . Is not possible in this way?

P.S this is my first job
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Re: Database file of type file

Posted 09 June 2014 - 11:22 AM

erm, no? usually you have some kind of programming language that offers you an interface.

or you use a client application (like MySQL workbench) to connect.

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Re: Database file of type file

Posted 09 June 2014 - 11:42 AM

Thanks i used workbench and i connected succesfully :D
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