I am following the MySQL tutorial here at SitePoint, but I am having trouble getting a database ready. Lucky for me, my provider supports MySQL, so I mailed them and asked for an account. I got my account information, and tried to log in with MySQL using www.telefragged.com as server (my hosting provider) and my username. I typed in the correct password, but then I get an error message saying my ISP is not allowed to connect to it. (ERROR 2003: Host 'apollo-hrlm0711.multiweb.net' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server)
So I mailed the system admins. Their reply:
"only the telefragged server can connect"
So I asked them what possible use the database could be if you can only access it from the host server.
that is how I do all my db connections
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