Also make sure you don't have anything blocking port 3306 like a FW or
some IP Filter between the computers.



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-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Wong [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Saturday, March 23, 2002 10:26 AM
Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] Remote Connection to Mysql

On Friday 22 March 2002 07:42, Marcus Rigby wrote:
> Hi all,
> I know there are plenty of remote connection posts here....but none
> helped me solve my problem.
> I have 2 win98 machines on a novell network, both have static IP
> addresses, and both machines can ping each other.  One machine is
> running a webserver and the other the Mysql server, and I cannot get
> scripts on the webserver to connect to MySql.
> Using :
> $dbcnx = mysql_connect("", "user", "pword");
> if (!$dbcnx) {
>     echo( "<P>Unable to connect to the " .
>     "database server at this time.Try again later</P>" );
>     exit();
> }
> RESULTS in the error message Unable to connect to the database
> server.....
> When I do a netstat -a on the PC with MySQL I dont see any listening
> ports, should there be.

Well there should be.

You can try

  telnet 3306

If that fails then you most likely don't have mysql running on

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates ->

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