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This feature allows remote hosts (servers) to access MySQL® databases on your account. This is useful, for example, if you wish to allow shopping cart or guestbook applications on other servers to access your databases.
Allow a remote server to access your databases
To specify remote hosts that can access MySQL databases on your account, perform the following steps:
- Enter the host’s name or IP address in the Host text box.
- You may enter a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) or an IP address.
- You may use the percentage sign character (
%)as a wildcard. For example, to allow access from all IP addresses that begin with
- Click Add Host.
Deny a remote server access to your databases
To deny database access to a remote host, perform the following steps:
- Click Delete next to the host’s name or IP address.
- Click Yes.