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sqlstate[22023]: invalid parameter value: 7 error: invalid value for parameter \"client_encoding\": \"utf8mb4\"

I keep getting this error:

sqlstate[22023]: invalid parameter value: 7 error: invalid value for parameter "client_encoding": "utf8mb4"

DB is MYSQL. Laravel config.database is set to mysql.


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Hi there,

As you’ve already configured your config/database.php file, have you also defined DB_CONNECTION=mysql in your .env file?

Best,

Bobby