Same as with localhost, replace localhost with DNS name or IP of the remote
DB server. Make sure port 3306 is open on the DB server and that the box you
are connecting from is an allowed host in the users table of the mysql
database on the remote database.

Neal Carmine
Nine Systems Corporation

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Payne [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 4:09 PM
Subject: [PHP-DB] Connecting to a remote server?

Hi there everyone,


I have written a program in PHP with MySQL as the DB backend, It works great
but I need to be able to connect to a remote MySQL DB server for an Updates
system I've written, how do I connect to a remote MySQL server with PHP?
I've only ever done it with localhost.




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