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  1. #1
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    Sep 2004

    Can't connect to MySQL server

    hi guys!

    im trying to do a SIMPLE app with C# that connect to mysql

    but it seems i cant connect from any other computer to my debian mysql-server

    it tells me : can't connect.Host '' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server

    the user exist with grant privilege, i have commented skip-networking in my.cnf

    SO ? what should i do? lol
    im pretty confused about that

    thank you

  2. #2
    Linux Guru
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    London, UK
    You need to explicitly say where the user is allowed to connect from.

    Take a look at for more info.

    Remember once you have done your GRANT statement you need to run "FLUSH PRIVILEGES" to make the grant statement take effect.

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