Node js cannot allow to access MySQL on digital ocean

Got the error like this

ER_HOST_NOT_PRIVILEGED: Host …xxx… is not allowed to connect to this my sql server

in the bind address already set to

how to allow my node js to access to my sql server


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Hi @lotteve,

The below documentation can guide you with allowing remote access to the MySQL database :

Regards, Rajkishore

Try entering the mysql environment on the droplet via mysql -u root -p (mysql root password is usually in /root/.mysql_password or /root/.digitalocean_password).

Then grant privileges to all hosts accessing the database with:

ON database.*
TO 'user'@'%'
IDENTIFIED BY 'newpassword';

Then refresh the privileges with:


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Replace user and newpassword with what your node app uses.