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

Mike Bennett mbppg at comcast.net
Tue Apr 19 16:01:58 UTC 2011

On 04/19/2011 09:25 AM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> 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?
No how would I do that?



Mike Bennett

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