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From:Paul DuBois Date:May 16 1999 8:33pm
Subject:Re: help - not allowed to connect
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At 4:28 PM -0400 5/16/1999, Ed Keith wrote:
>I need help. I just installed mySQL on FreeBSD. It appears to have built
>and installed properly, but when ever I try to do anything with it
>(issue a mysql or mysqladmin command) I get the following error message:
>error : 'Host '' is not allowed to connect to this
>MySQL server'
>I am issuing the from the same computer that I did the install on. Can
>anyone give me a hint as to what might cause this problem and how to
>correct it?

Did you run mysql_install_db to initialize the grant tables?

It would help if you showed us the exact commands you used.  Also,
if you can use mysqlbug to generate your error report, it would be

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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help - not allowed to connectEd Keith17 May
  • Re: help - not allowed to connectPaul DuBois17 May
  • Re: help - not allowed to connectSasha Pachev17 May
  • Re: help - not allowed to connectEd Keith17 May