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From "Ozakca, Muzaffer" <moza...@indiana.edu>
Subject RE: Mysql and usernames
Date Mon, 21 Apr 2008 14:34:53 GMT
Andrus and Kevin,

You were both right, it was some kind of reverse lookup issue on the Mysql side that prevents
logging in. I was confused about that and adding the IP address to the Mysql user resolved
the issue.

Thanks,
Muzaffer

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrus Adamchik [mailto:andrus@objectstyle.org]
> Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2008 6:21 AM
> To: user@cayenne.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Mysql and usernames
>
> It is not *cayenne* that denies access. It is MySQL server. So that's
> where you need to look. Check for instance that reverse DNS from
> machine B works for machine A, or enter machine A IP address in the
> access table.
>
> Andrus
>
>
> On Apr 19, 2008, at 12:15 AM, Ozakca, Muzaffer wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have an issue when I’m trying to connect to a Mysql database on a
> > different machine than the one that runs my code. I get this
> > exception:
> >
> > java.sql.SQLException: Access denied for user 'user'@'%'
> >
> > As you might know, Mysql users consist of a name and a location (or
> > % for all locations). For example, you can define user@localhost to
> > be a user. The user cannot login if s/he is not on “localhost”.
> >
> > I’m running my code on machineA and the database is on machineB. The
> > database user is defined as user@machineA. I can connect to the
> > database using the normal mysql tools on machineA.
> >
> > The login credentials are specified as
> >
> > <login userName="user" password="xxx"/>
> >
> > In the cayenne config file. My question is how can I tell cayenne to
> > use a specific machine name (i.e. machine’s DNS name) instead of “%”
> >
> > I hope I am clear.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Muzaffer
> >

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