>>>>> "Simon" == Simon Sadler <simon@stripped>
Simon> Hi everyone,
Simon> We have a some shared web space with Superb Internet (they're excellent
Simon> BTW). PHP and mySQL are working fine. I can also connect to mySQL through
Simon> We're having trouble accessing our mySQL tables via ODBC in Access (Win NT).
Simon> The problem is that I don't know what to use as a host name in the ODBC
Simon> settings. The mySQL host name I use to connect in PHP is "localhost" but,
Simon> obviously, I can't just use that. I've tried the domain of our server but
Simon> that didn't work either. I normally get an error saying that it can't find
Simon> mySQL at that hostname but, strangely, I just got this:
Simon> "Access denied for user: 'simon@stripped' (Using password:
Simon> Does that mean it found the server?
Yes. Now you only have to get MySQL configured to give
Simon> I have no idea how that
Simon> "usera801.uk.uudial.com" got in there. It must be getting it from my dial-up
Simon> connection. I would expect that text to be the hostname I had entered.
No. The hostname you entered is the host you try to access. The
above host is your current machine (from which you try to access MySQL)