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: > > $db = mysql_pconnect("localhost", "pauld", "any_pwd") or > die($php_errormsg); > > Any suggestions would be very much appreciated. > > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php