MySQL I can't reach the database

Hi, I can’t reach the database. MySQL I can’t reach the database.

#2002 - No such file or directory — The server is not responding (or the local server’s socket is not correctly configured).

mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/2002): No such file or directory


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Hey friend!

This sounds like MySQL is configured incorrectly, or an application is trying to connect to a MySQL instance that is not configured in an expected way (or not installed). Can you tell me more about how you’re trying to set up MySQL and what steps led you here?