>I have been told it it possible to telnet to port 3306 on my localmachine
>running mysql and execute remote commands. However, when I type the
>following, I recieve a connection closed error.
>leibnizcreations% telnet localhost 3306
>Connected to localhost.
>Escape character is '^]'.
>MHost 'leibnizcreations.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL
>serverConnection closed by foreign host.
>Have I been told incorrectly, or is there something special that I need to
>do before I can do this? Thanks for any insight you may be able to
You've been told incorrectly. That, or you should ask whoever told you that
to prove that it's true by telling you how it can be done.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped