You must create an account in MySQL with root user first, and grant the
account with the privileges you want it to have.
Tony S. Wu
Chris Barnes at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> I'm no MySQL expert and i'm only very new to this list but i have had the
> same problem before.
> What i did to fix the problem was replace "localhost" with the ip address of
> the machine...so on my network i my MySQL server is 10.3.2.1 so i used
> "10.3.2.1" instead of "localhost" and it worked for me.
> the real solution i guess would be to grant access for that username from
> the "localhost.localdomain" address in your MySQL server.
> see how u go.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul D [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Monday, 24 June 2002 12:07 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: [PHP-DB] Problem w/ mysql_pconnect
> I'm using PHP 4.2.0 with MYSQL 3.23. When I try to use either the
> mysql_connect or mysql_pconnect to access the database, I get the
> following error message:
> Access denied for user: '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' (Using password: YES)
> I have tried different user names and nothing seems to work. If I use
> the functions without any parameters, it'll work just fine, and when I
> try access directly from the console, it'll work fine also. The problem
> seems to lie with the function parameters, which is written as follows:
> $db = mysql_pconnect("localhost", "pauld", "any_pwd") or
> Any suggestions would be very much appreciated.
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