I'm going to re-open this because I have setup a new database and run into
the exact same problem. I'm pretty sure that the 10060 error is due to me
not setting up the permissions correctly in the mysql table.
So far in the db table of the mysql database I've got a row where host is
"%", Db is "mydb" (the name of my database), and user is blank.
I'm not entirely sure how to setup the user table in the mysql database.
Can anyone help me figure out (or just give me an example) how to setup the
permissions correctly for a new install of mysql to allow full access to a
specific database and all it's tables from the C++ program running on any
On 5/22/06, Oliver Gray <daktor@stripped> wrote:
> Thanks for the response. I was trying to connect to an sql database
> hosted by godaddy, but it turns out that godaddy does not allow outside
> connections to it's databases. So when you buy a plan at godaddy you get
> sql and a website. Only the website that godaddy hosts can access the
> I tried a different database and it worked. So if you're using Godaddy to
> host your mysql db, I think you're out of luck.
> On 5/22/06, Warren Young <mysqlpp@stripped> wrote:
> > Oliver Gray wrote:
> > > where "dbname", "hostname", "username", and "password" are the actual
> > > database name, hostname, username and password. I get the exception
> > listed
> > > in the subject line.
> > 10060 is a Winsock error code, meaning that the connection timed out.
> > That suggests that the host name is completely incorrect, because you're
> > not even contacting a real host that can reject the connection.
> > If you're familiar with the TCP protocol, this means the SYN packet is
> > going out, and no SYN/ACK (or RST) is coming back.
> > This assumes that there are no firewalls in the way. If that's the
> > case, then the host name could be correct, but the firewall is dropping
> > the SYN packet silently. Firewalls often do this for "stealthing"
> > reasons.
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