java.sql.SQLException

Access denied for user ”@’localhost’ (using password: YES)

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  • java.sql.SQLException: Access denied for user ”@’localhost’ (using password: YES) at com.mysql.jdbc.SQLError.createSQLException(SQLError.java:996) at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.checkErrorPacket(MysqlIO.java:3887) at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.checkErrorPacket(MysqlIO.java:3823) at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.checkErrorPacket(MysqlIO.java:870) at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.proceedHandshakeWithPluggableAuthentication(MysqlIO.java:1659) at com.mysql.jdbc.MysqlIO.doHandshake(MysqlIO.java:1206) at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.coreConnect(ConnectionImpl.java:2234) at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.connectOneTryOnly(ConnectionImpl.java:2265) at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.createNewIO(ConnectionImpl.java:2064) at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.<init>(ConnectionImpl.java:790) at com.mysql.jdbc.JDBC4Connection.<init>(JDBC4Connection.java:44) at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Unknown Source) at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Unknown Source) at com.mysql.jdbc.Util.handleNewInstance(Util.java:377) at com.mysql.jdbc.ConnectionImpl.getInstance(ConnectionImpl.java:395) at com.mysql.jdbc.NonRegisteringDriver.connect(NonRegisteringDriver.java:325) at com.mysql.jdbc.jdbc2.optional.MysqlDataSource.getConnection(MysqlDataSource.java:422) at com.mysql.jdbc.jdbc2.optional.MysqlDataSource.getConnection(MysqlDataSource.java:134) at com.mysql.jdbc.jdbc2.optional.MysqlDataSource.getConnection(MysqlDataSource.java:105) at com.ashu.dbcp.TestDataSource.testDataSource(TestDataSource.java:28) at com.ashu.dbcp.TestDataSource.main(TestDataSource.java:71)

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