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Re: [hylafax-users] Cypheus problem

On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, Sam Kalet wrote:

> > As a relative newbie with MySQL, we have left the root account
> > unprotected (it's an internal LAN) and are attempting to connect oin
> > the default port of 3306. Host name is correct - same as the HylaFAX
> > server. User name is root - password is blank.
> >
> > Any ideas where to start looking please?
> I haven't used Cypheus, but this almost sounds more like a MySQL question.
> By default, I'm sure that the root user is only allowed to connect to a
> database from localhost.  You will most likely need to look through the
> privilege sections of the MySQL manual (looks like sections 4.2 and 4.3) to
> allow your user to connect to the specific database from IPs other than
> localhost.  Ideally you'll set this to the netblock that you are using
> locally.

Actually, by default, noone except the guest user has permissions to
connect from anything but localhost, if I remember my MySQL correctly, so
this is definitely the best direction to look initially.

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