Tom Crimmins wrote:
> On Thursday, February 17, 2005 09:41, Ian Meyer wrote:
>>We have a few MySQL servers (4.1.8) running on RedHat ES3. We're
>>having problems when trying to use hostnames in the grant command.
>>create database blah;
>>grant all on blah.* to 'user'@'host' identified by 'xxxx';
>>(also have used the FQDN instead of just host)
>>When trying to connect, it fails with the message:
>>'MySQL Error Number 1045
>>Access denied for user 'user'@'192.168.2.103' (using password: YES'
>>Our DNS servers have correct forward and reverse entries for all of
>>our machines. I read the docs about MySQL and DNS, but I still can't
>>figure this out.
> I know you said you have correct reverse entries, but just as a test if
> you run 'host 192.168.2.103' on the mysql host, does it give back the
> hostname you used in your grant?
This was run on the database server:
[imeyer@xxxx imeyer]$ host 192.168.2.103
184.108.40.206.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer xxxxx.xxxxx.com.
[imeyer@xxxx imeyer]$ host xxxxx.xxxxx.com
xxxxx.xxxxx.com has address 192.168.2.103
The error message MySQL shows the IP address.