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From Simon Chan <>
Subject Re: Problems with a simple JSP and mySQL connect
Date Thu, 19 Jul 2001 01:31:20 GMT
Please check your mysql.user table to make sure that your client machine is in the host field.


"Howler D. Wolfe" wrote:

> >
> Hello Everyone,
> I apologize if this has been answered in a previous post. I've been digging through old
posts and
> and searching on the net for an answer to this problem.
> I am runnin Tomcat 3.2.2 and Apache 1.3.19 and MySQL (I think the latest version).  I
am able to
> run the examples without a hitch. I am new to Java, JSP and MySQL, I have created a database
> two tables, when I try to use the MySQL driver to connect to the database I get the following
> I think I get this error because I don't have a user other than root setup on MySQL.
In my searching
> for an answer, I read about using the URL of the MySQL db as part of getConnection().
 I tried this
> and it failed due to the MySQL port not being open on my firewall. After I opened the
> port, I got the same error.
> What have I failed to do when setting up MySQL? I've installed it, ran the grants, I
think I've done
> what was supposed to be done.
> I've used the user id of "root" with the password I set for it.
> Partial Error Text follows:
> *
> java.sql.SQLException: Server configuration denies access to data source*
> Thanks in advance
> John Brosan

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