"Jason Wong" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > On Saturday 24 July 2004 10:25, \[php\]Walter wrote: > > Does: > > ping hostname.as.listed.in.hosts.file > > correctly resolves to the IP address as listed in the HOSTS file?
yes > If it does then you probably haven't setup the permissions correctly in MySQL. > You need to use the GRANT command to allow connections from > [EMAIL PROTECTED] See MySQL docs for info. That's what I thought. so I tried this test using PHP functions... mysql_connect($db_host, $db_user, $db_pass) I get this... Warning: mysql_connect(): Unknown MySQL Server Host 'db.torres.ws' So, at least now I know it is a connection issue, not a id/password issue. > If your IP address is not going to change over time then for practical > purposes there will be no difference whether you connect using IP address > or hostname. Sometimes things are not done for "practical purposes." Thanks Walter -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php