On Sun, Aug 24, 2003 at 07:44:10AM +0100, Pag wrote:
> >"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.
The server should be the same as the one running your website. You are
probably being blocked by their firewall as a security measure.
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