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How to fix common MySQL error codes?

Published on December 29th, 2021 Updated: April 11th, 2022

There are many common MySQL error codes, and each has a different meaning and cause. Some of the most common error codes are:

• 1044: Access denied for user

• 1045: Invalid user name or password

• 1146: Table does not exist

• 1396: Operation DROP USER failed

• 1415: Not allowed to change column

• 1049: Unknown database

• 1005: Can't create table

• 1006: Can't create database

• 1142: INSERT command denied to user

• 1143: UPDATE command denied to user

• 1144: DELETE command denied to user

• 1025: Error on rename of

• 1007: Can't create database '%s' (errno: %d)

• 1044: Access denied for user '%s'@'%s' to database '%s'

• 1045: Invalid user name or password

• 1046: No database selected

• 1049: Unknown database '%s'

• 1050: Table '%s' already exists

• 1051: Unknown table '%s'

• 1054: Unknown column '%s' in '%s'

• 1060: Duplicate column name '%s'

• 1061: Duplicate key name '%s'

• 1062: Duplicate entry '%s' for key %d

• 1064: You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near '%s' at line %d

• 1065: Query was empty

• 1066: Not unique table/alias: '%s'

• 1067: Invalid default value for '%s'

• 1068: Multiple primary key defined

• 1069: Key column '%s' doesn't exist in table

• 1070: Column specified twice

• 1071: Specified key was too long; max key length is %d bytes

• 1072: Key column '%s' doesn't exist in table

• 1073: Incorrect column specifier for column '%s'

• 1074: Too many key parts specified; max %d parts allowed

• 1075: Inc

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. error 1045 (28000): access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)
  2. -Try resetting the root password:
  3. -Stop the MySQL server, then restart it with the --skip-grant-tables option.
  4. -Connect to the MySQL server as the root user.
  5. -Use the MySQL UPDATE command to change the password for the root account.
  6. -Stop the MySQL server, then restart it without the --skip-grant-tables option.
  7. -Try using the correct root password when connecting to the MySQL server.
  8. error 1130 (hy000): host 'localhost' is not allowed to connect to this mysql server
  9. -Check that the hostname is correct in the mysql.user table.
  10. -Check that the MySQL server is running on the correct host.
  11. -Check that the MySQL server is running on the correct port.
  12. -Check that the MySQL server is accessible over the network.
  13. error 2003 (hy000): can't connect to mysql server on 'localhost' (10061)
  14. -Check that the MySQL server is running on the correct host.
  15. -Check that the MySQL server is