On Sunday 05 January 2003 02:54, Qunfeng Dong wrote:
> Hi, I am sure this is a silly/easy question but I
> really hope someone can point me some documents.
> We are currently running PHP and MySQL at the same
> machine. Can I run PHP in one machine and MySQL server
> in another machine? If so, how can I make the database
> connection? Currently, in all my PHP scripts, they
> connect to the database through
> @ $db = mysql_pconnect("localhost", "UNAME",
> "PASSWD");
> can I just replace localhost with the host name of
> MySQL machine? What else should I worry about?

Basically yes. But you need to tell mysql to allow remote connections 
(checkout the GRANT command). 

Also if you have a firewall between the two machines you would naturally have 
to take that into account.

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.biz
Open Source Software Systems Integrators
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