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What's my Host Name (Address) for connection to MySql database from outside web using php?

  • Posted March 7, 2014

I try

define(“HOST”, “localhost”); define(“USER”, “root”); define(“PASS”, “xxx@@@); define(“DB”, “database name”);

mysql_connect(HOST,USER,PASS); mysql_select_db(DB); mysql_query(“SET NAMES ‘UTF8’”);

But I couldn’t connect to my sql database to pull data.

I was able to use the php code to pull from go daddy mysql

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Is the MySQL server hosted on your droplet? If so, localhost should work. Otherwise, it should be the IP of the server that is running your MySQL server.

Hi Kamal, <br> <br>MySQL server is hosted on the droplet. <br>I was able to look up data using ubuntu interface. <br>I install LAMP and Phpmyadmin according to the instruction. <br>