> Does anyone know what command to use to connect to remote database or where I can
> find some examples to connect to remote DB using Perl?
I think the problem has to do that 126.96.36.199 does
not have an in-addr.arpa record in your DNS (I checked),
so gethostbyaddr() will return a NULL. A couple of
- fix your DNS server configuration
- add 188.8.131.52 somehost to your /etc/hosts on the
What MySQL is actually doing can be found in the source,
but I just do not have the time to search. Monty or
someone who has looked at this part of the source,
correct me if I am way off.