If they don't allow external connections then you won't be able to connect directly from UltraDev, only from uploaded scripts.
Learn php, write them and run them! Alternatively switch to a host which allows external connections? No quick answers..... Peter > -----Original Message----- > From: W3bDevil [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: 11 November 2001 10:52 > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: [PHP-DB] Login Script please? > > > I have a server that doesn't allow external connections. They say its to > "protect the data for me and my customers" (even though I don't actually > have any). Anyway, I've tried everything, and I'm going to start learning > PHP later this year, but I'm in a hurry here: > > I've configured my database with PHPmyAdmin, and I've got UltraDev 4 with > PHAkt. Not forgetting all the other stuff I downloaded, like mySQL MAX 4.0 > and OmniCron HTTPd Pro. > > I've got a connection set-up with all the correct details by just entering > the connection details in PHAkt connection settings, and I've made the > System DSN. But when I click "test" or try to define a log-in server > behaviour (where it then tries to connect and aquire a list of tables and > fields) It comes up with an "unknown host" message. I contaced my host and > they said its because they don't allow external connections. > > So does anyone have a solution? > Or should I just modify a working PHP Log-in page and replace it with my > values and variables? > > Thanks > W3bDev£ > > > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]