[mythtv-users] frontend can't login into backend

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Tue Apr 19 15:25:07 UTC 2011

On 4/19/2011 10:02, Mike Bennett wrote:
> On 04/18/2011 02:18 PM, Mike Bennett wrote:
>> On 04/18/2011 01:09 PM, Jim Morton wrote:
>>> On 4/18/2011 3:00 PM, Mike Bennett wrote:
>>>> On 04/18/2011 12:28 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>>>>> On 4/18/2011 14:19, Mike Bennett wrote:
>>>>>> But when I try to get access to the backend from another frontend
>>>>>> box using the correct mythtv user and password it says it can't
>>>>>> login. Any ideas?
>>>>> The backend protocol does not use username and password, MySQL does. It
>>>>> sounds like you have not set up the proper credentials for your remote
>>>>> machines.
>>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> So how would I check? on both boxes it is mythtv and mythtv.
>>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Category:MySQL
>> Thanks Jim I will give that a try tonight when I get home.
> Okay I tried the info on resetting the passwords and still the same
> thing. I verified that I had the pin set to 0000 in the general setting
> on the main myth setup. Now if I change the IP setting on the remote
> frontend database ssetup to point to the host name myth.mbppg.com
> instead of the actual IP then it seems to get past the login but then it
> says "cannot find (ping) database". If I uncheck the ping it stops
> responding and I had to stop the backend and then rerun the remote setup
> and recheck the ping box then restart the backend just for the screen to
> show back up.

Are you sure you have MySQL configured to listen on the network?

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