On Thursday, February 17, 2005 10:26, Ian Meyer wrote:
> Tom Crimmins wrote:
>> On Thursday, February 17, 2005 09:41, Ian Meyer wrote:
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> 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
> 220.127.116.11.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.
You don't happen to have skip-name-resolve in your my.cnf do you? I'm sure
you probably already checked that. I think the grant will create a
warning anyway if you try to give a hostname with this option enabled.
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