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Connect remotely to a MySQL database in my Linux Hosting account

Follow these steps to enable remote access to a database in your Linux Hosting account. You need to know the IP address from which you'll be accessing the database. Remote access lets you manage the database with tools like MySQL Query Browser or MySQL Workbench.

  1. Go to your GoDaddy product page.
  2. Under Web Hosting, next to the Linux Hosting account you want to use, click Manage.
    click manage
  3. In the account Dashboard, click cPanel Admin.
  4. In the cPanel Home page, in the Databases section, click Remote MySQL.
  5. Under Add Access Host, in the Host field, enter the IP address from which you want to access your databases.
  6. Click Add Host.

More Info

Applications that connect remotely to databases use similar settings. You can view additional details for your database in cPanel.

FieldWhat to enter...
Host Name or ServerYour database's host name
UsernameThe database user's username
PasswordThe database user's password
DatabaseThe name of the database

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