Not able to login into mysql database in RHEL7

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Issue

  • While login into mysql database , throwing an error:
$ mysql -u root -p -S /home/lib/mysql/mysql.sock/
Entered the password.
ERROR 2002 (HY000) : Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/home/lib/mysql/mysql.sock/' (2)

Environment

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Red Hat Software Collections
mysql55

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