How to fix Iguana MySQL connection issue on Windows

Introduction

Sometimes Iguana cannot connect to MySQL on Windows, as it cannot find the native driver file (libmysql.dll).

This appears to be caused by a MySQL bug.

Issue [top]

On Windows Iguana is unable to connect to MySQL because it cannot find the the libmysql.dll.

Solution [top]

The solution is simple: Copy the libmysql.dll file from <MYSQLHOME>\lib to <MYSQLHOME>\bin.

Where MYSQLHOME is the MySQL home directory, something like:
“C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.7”

copy libmysql.dll

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