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The connection to the target database could not be established
Posted by: Michael Euler
Date: November 10, 2009 05:52AM
I've tried to migrate a MS-Access-Database to MySQL. Migration-tool, MySQL and the Access-database are on the same machine, with a localhost installed using the XAMPP-Package.
All setting are according to the manual, however the connection to the target-database cannot be estabilshed. Following details are provided:
Connecting to source database and retrieve schemata names.
Create a dummy schema list because Access only has one schema for each file.
Return schemata list.
Schemata names retrieved successfully.
Initializing JDBC driver ...
Driver class MySQL JDBC Driver 5.0
Opening connection ...
The connection to the target database could not be established (error: 0).
ReverseEngineeringMysqlJdbc.getVersion :Unknown initial character set index '48' received from server. Initial client character set can be forced via the 'characterEncoding' property.
I'm sure it is a simple thing but due to lack of experience I'm not able to solve the problem by myself. May be somebody has an ideas.
Thanks a lot
Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 11/10/2009 06:01AM by Michael Euler.
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