How can I setup a remote connection to MySQL? - MySQL - Web Hosting Knowledge Base: "How can I setup a remote connection to MySQL?
To remotely connect to your MySQL databases, you must have an I.P.-based account. Login to your control panel and click on the side menu 'ValueApps' then the 'Database' tab. If you have not installed MySQL, click on 'MySQL Database' under Available ValueApps. If you have already installed MySQL, click on 'MySQLs' under Installed ValueApps. Check the box 'TCP/IP Connection'. Now login to your account via SSH.
Use the MySQL monitor to grant privileges.
Start the MySQL monitor with this command:
Your shell prompt should now look like this:
Run this command:
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO USERNAME@IP IDENTIFIED BY 'PASSWORD';
USERNAME is the username that you would like to create.
IP is the public IP address of your remote connection. See examples
PASSWORD is the password you would like to use for this username.
You now must flush MySQL's privileges. Run this command:
Run this command to exit MySQL:
You can find your I.P. address by visiting these sites(opens a new window):
Host IP examples:
I.P. address or Host value of your remote Internet connection Username Connections matched by entry
corp.domain.com john john, connecting to remote MySQL server from corp.domain.com
corp.domain.com Any user, connecting to remote MySQL server from corp.domain.com
% john john, connecting from any host
% Any user, connecting from any host
%.domain.com john john, connecting to remote MySQL server from any host in the domain.com domain
220.127.116.11 john john, connecting to remote MySQL server from the host with IP address 18.104.22.168
133.155.177.% john john, connecting to remote MySQL server fr"