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Cant connect to remote mysql database?
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Cant connect to remote mysql database?

cheese510cheese510 Member

I have a LEB which im attempting to offload my mysql database to webhost i have with unlimited databases. I have setup my VPS's address to be allowed remote to the offloaded mysql database, but still i cant connect to it?

To clarify:
LOWENDBOX - > Webhost mysql database

Is there any settings i should do to my vps to allow it to access remote databases?
Im running ubuntu 12.04...

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  • Telnet to the remote IP / port to confirm/deny that its working

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  • seikanseikan Member

    Contact your web host, some provider need your IP address being whitelisted to use the remote MySQL.

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  • Make sure to have your mysql hosting provider have tcp port 3306 allowed for your VPS. You can check this on your vps with telnet command telnet mysqlproviderIP 3306

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  • shovenoseshovenose Member, Provider

    If your host uses cPanel you need to add the IP in the Remote MySql section of cPanel.

  • Got it working, thanks guys :)

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