user3055120 user3055120 - 4 years ago 169
MySQL Question

Cann't connect to remote database using php

I have Xampp installed in windows and I am creating an application using Laravel 5.3. I am trying to execute a query on another server on local network but when I try to do that the MySql server authenticate the user that is on my local server with is

(username: "root" && password:""
) while the remote server have (
username: "root" && password:"root"
) and i don't know why. here is my laravel connection under config/database.php

'smsgateway' => [
'driver' => 'mysql',
'host' => '**.**.**.**',
'database' => 'database',
'username' => 'root',
'password' => 'root',
'charset' => 'utf8',
'collation' => 'utf8_unicode_ci',
'prefix' => '',
'strict' => false,

how i use the connection

$smsgateway = \DB::connection('smsgateway');
// dd($smsgateway);

I tried to connect using a native PHP code but I face the same problem here is my code

$servername = "**.**.**.**;
$username = "root";
$password = "root";

try {
$conn = new PDO("mysql:host=$servername;dbname=database", $username, $password);
// set the PDO error mode to exception
echo "Connected successfully";
catch(PDOException $e)
echo "Connection failed: " . $e->getMessage();

it gives me

Connection failed: SQLSTATE[HY000] [1045] Access denied for user
'root'@'myIPAddress' (using password: YES)

Answer Source
  1. You need to grant the permission to access the database from local
  2. Use these commands and then revert , help url here grant remote access of MySQL database from any IP address
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