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10.2.5 MySQLConnection.connect() Method



This method sets up a connection, establishing a session with the MySQL server. If no arguments are given, it uses the already configured or default values. For a complete list of possible arguments, see Section 7.1, “Connector/Python Connection Arguments”.


  • kwargs: Connection arguments.


cnx = MySQLConnection(user='joe', database='test')

For a connection obtained from a conection pool, the connection object class is PooledMySQLConnection. A pooled connection differs from an unpooled connection as described in Section 9.1, “Connector/Python Connection Pooling”.

User Comments
  Posted by Paris Nakita Kejser on November 4, 2015
There need a simple doc here about this, so here its comming more to connect to remove host and with password you need to connect this way

cnx = mysql.connector.connect(user='user', password='pass', host='hostname', database='db name')
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