Ispirer Website Ispirer Capabilities: MySQL Migration Free Trial

ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can't Connect to MySQL Server on ‘IP Address’ (Port)


On the import to MySQL the following error arises: “ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can't connect to MySQL server on '' (10061)”.


The MySQL server doesn't exist or IP address or port is incorrect.


Please follow the steps below to verify and fix the problem:

  • Make sure that the host with such IP Address exists. Please enter the following command in the Command Shell:

ping address


address - name or IP address of the MySQL host.

  • Try to connect manually to MySQL Server using command:
MySQL -u 'user' -p -h 'host' -P 'port'


'user' - user name;
'host' - name or IP address of host where server is installed;
'port' - MySQL port (by default 3306);

After typing the password something like in the picture below must arise:

If you can see it then connection options are correct and you can use them in the Wizard on “Target Options” page.

If you have any other questions, please contact us: