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intro to databases, adding a user error

on the final chapter of the databases course we are asked to create a new user and connect it to the db. In the video hostname is being used. But that did not work for me under mac osx. I eventually got a connection working by putting 'localhost' instead.

Hope this helps others!

1 Answer

localhost points to check your hosts file in /etc/hosts

Mine looks like this: My Hosts File