How to set up a Remote MySQL Database Connection? Print

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Step 1: Login to your cPanel account.

Step 2: Click the Remote MySQL button in the Databases section.

Step 3: Enter the remote IP address in the Add Access Host section.

Step 4: Click the Add Host button.

Step 5: You will then see a message stating the host IP address was added to the access list.

Step 6: You should use the remote IP address as a hostname instead of localhost in your database configuration file.

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