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new connection remote server Hostname. what should it be? is not working

hi all,

im very new to database stuffs. i was just trying to learn by repeating Andrew's instruction. but in this Hostname part, Andrew said building new connection, the hostname can be a 4 numbers IP address or even some random name like db1111.somehost.com.

im just really confused what should we use here. and the IP he used is not connecting.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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You forgot to include a link to the video, but I can give you some generic information.

:point_right: That IP number would be unique to his network.

You would need to use the number assigned to the machine that provides the equivalent service on your own network. If you're connecting to a service on your own machine, you can use — for anything else, you would need the number that identifies the remote server.

Hi Steven,


this is the link and is in "Database Foundation" - 'setting multi users'. He was trying to set user1, user2, user3 with different authorizations in a remote server.

I'm just confused how to set remote server, or in other words, to get those unique numbers of my own?

Thank you so much for helping. and you have a great day.