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From:Fred van Engen Date:August 24 2003 7:47am
Subject:Re: finding out what localhost is
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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.


Regards,

Fred.

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