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I'm setting up some servers on digitalocean's cloud hosting. I have mariadb installed on its own server, and I am now setting up the nginx/php server for files. Is it necessary to install mysql/mariadb on the nginx server even though the actual databases are on a remote server? I have nginx running but cant get php (php-fpm) working. any ideas? I'm running CentOS 6.4 on all boxes.

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You have to have the client library, at least, if you want to talk to a remote database. But this question doesn't describe the problem you're having, so it's impossible to answer. –  Michael Hampton Oct 14 '13 at 2:31
    
Well I would imagine that if I install the client library things should come together. I'll update once I install that reassess things –  mr.pribesh Oct 14 '13 at 2:52

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