>"localhost" is used in mysql to refer to the Unix domain socket. For
>security, they may not even provide remote TCP access to the mysql
>server. If "SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'skip_networking'" returns ON, then
>TCP access has been disabled. Otherwise, "SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'port'"
>will tell you what port number it's listening on.
Already checked the variables, the skip_network is OFF, and the
port is shown. I assume its then possible to remotely connect to the
database? BUt how do i know where to connect to? Thats my doubt? By domain
name? By ip? Nothing seems to work.