[mythtv-users] Unable to access database from remote client

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 01:38:06 UTC 2006

On 04/12/06, JCA <1.41421 at gmail.com> wrote:
>    I am trying to set up a remote mythfrontend client on a box A, to
> connect to the backend in a box B, so far without any success.


>    The database and mythbackend are running on B, whose IP address
> indeed is A and B are in the same LAN, and they can
> access each other without a problem - except for mythfrontend running
> on A.
>    I invoked myth-setup on B and made sure that this is the IP address
> it connects to. Mythfrontend invoked on the backend box runs fine, and
> it is configured on A with the sam MySQL parameters (user name,
> password, database name) as in B.
>    What am I missing?

MySQL access privileges for box A to allow it to connect to the
database on box B.

You can grant access to the database for the whole local network, or
on an IP-by-IP basis. See
http://mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/FreeBSD_in_the_background for an


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