In a default setup, I believe the port is 3306.
Check your MySQL config files, as this can be changed.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Louis Feng <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 10:34 PM
Subject: [PHP-DB] Question on the port PHP uses to connect to remote MySQL

> Here is my problem. I have PHP running on one machine, mysql on another 
> one. Everything works fine till I put a firewall on the PHP machine, 
> which blocks pretty much every port there is except port 80. Now, PHP 
> can't connect to the mysql database anymore. If I disable the firewall 
> on the PHP machine it works again. So I eliminate the reasons down to 
> that PHP must uses some port for mysql return the query. The question is 
> which port does PHP use for the connection? I'm NOT talking about 3306 
> which is used by Mysql. Anyone could help? Thanks in advance.
> Louis
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