Navicat Connetion with MAMP Pro

MAMP Pro has a lot of nice features. However, this means it changes things up a bit. How you make a connection with Navicat is one such example. So here is a quick helper post get Navicat up and running with MAMP PRo.

1) Add your information to the “Connection Properties” Pane as you normally would.

Navicat Pane -General

2) Click on the “Advanced” pane and check the box next to “Use socket for localhost connection.”

3) Then for the “Socket File Path” field type the following path.

/Applications/MAMP/tmp/mysql/mysql.sock

The “Advanced” Pane should now look like this:

Navicat Advanced Pane

Click “OK” and you should be all set.

Navicat Connection Sucessfull

I hope this helps. Please feel free to make comments.

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