On Thu, 2 May 2002, Paras Mukadam wrote:
> one MySQL - PHP query : while granting permissions to particular user in
> MySQL, the administrator has to give username@machine_address !! Then how
> can we connect to MySQL through PHP only by passing "username" as one of the
> arguments to mysql_connect() ?

If the MySQL database is on the same machine as PHP, then grant access to 
'username@localhost'. If you want to allow PHP (and other mysql client 
library programs) on all hosts to be able to connect, then grant access to 
'username@"%"' (the % works as a wildcard).


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