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Development Tools Database Foundations Securing and Maintaining a MySQL Database Setting up Multiple Users

Elena Paraschiv
Elena Paraschiv
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conect to a hosting account domain


I was tryign to connect with my hosting account details on workbench on my computer When I created a new connection I added at hostname the IP address and then the username and pasword details I had from my host provider. When I tried to Test the Conection I got an error saying that the host is not allowed to connect to the MySql server. Can someone help?

1 Answer

Hi Elena,

Hosting providers tend to block remote connections to their database servers. Sometimes it is possible to whitelist your IP address in the hosting administration panel. If not, try contacting your hosting provider and ask them to whitelist your IP address.