Experts Exchange > Questions > hi i'm trying to sync to database with a php script but i keep getting "2000: mysqlnd cannot connect to MySQL 4.1+ using old authentication". mysql db is ver 5. what does this error mean?
hi i'm trying to sync to database with a php script but i keep getting "2000: mysqlnd cannot connect to MySQL 4.1+ using old authentication". mysql db is ver 5. what does this error mean?
It's not the DB version that matters. It's the client version and the password.
1. Make sure you're using the most recent stable version of PHP, and
2. Reset the password as explained here: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/old-client.html
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