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mysql remote connection

kev james

Joined: Apr 06, 2004
Posts: 1
Hi, I'm having a problem using an ip address to connect to my mysql database. If i connect using localhost like below it works great, however if i use my ip address as shown below as well, it cant connect.
Thanks for the help
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

Have you granted the remote IP permission to connect?
I'll go double check the syntax, but you have to execute the following on the database first:
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

more or less correct, except that you may require quotes around some stuff like the password, and you may also have to grant on <database> and <database>.*
I agree. Here's the link:
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