Remote Mysql Connections
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Remote / External connections to mysql are permitted on premium hosting.

In order to make a remote connection please follow the following procedure : 

1) Log into your cPanel

2) Click on 'Remote Mysql' 

3) In this screen enter the ip address of the server that is connecting TO the mysql database 

(note you can use a single % to allow any host access) 

Now a valid mysql username / password that has access to one of your database will be able to connect from remote to the mysql database stored on your hosting account.

The MySQL server host name your should connect to is one of these:




NOTE replace ?? with the number of the server you are hosted on, you can view this in your welcome email. You should check your welcome email message to find out which of the above three forms are correct for your account.

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