[mythtv-users] Issue with back end host address

Dave Ulrick d-ulrick at comcast.net
Tue Jun 15 22:43:20 UTC 2021

Just now I changed bind-address to in my.cnf (I have FEs on 
multiple PCs) and restarted MySQL. Then I stopped mythbackend and ran 
mythtv-config. No change: is still the only accepted host IP 
when Listen on All IP Addresses is unchecked.


On 6/15/21 2:25 PM, R. G. Newbury wrote:
> On 2021-06-15 12:55 p.m., Dave Ulrick wrote:
>> When I turn on Listen on All IP Addresses, is listed 
>> among the set of IP addresses. I can then choose it as my primary IP. 
>> is saved if I choose Save and Exit. Good. Then, if I turn 
>> off Listen on All IP Addresses, is replaced with 
>>, thus recreating my original issue.
>> Just now I booted Linux with IPv6 enabled. The mythtv-setup issue 
>> with the back end host address is the same: is my only 
>> option if I turn off Listen on All IP Addresses.
>> Looks like I'm stuck with listening on all IPs...
> This looks like it might be a mysql mis-configuration.
> Search your my.cnf or the files in my.cnf.d for 'bind-address'
> and comment out that line. Restart mysqld. Test.
> If you have no bind-address set, then mysql listens ONLY to localhost.
> If you have bind-address= then mysql listens to any network.
> If you have bind-address= then *this* mysql instance will 
> only accept connections from that IP.
> In BE/FE setups, works fine.
> If you have a remote front end, the mysql *CLIENT* must be told to 
> connect to the mysql server using the server's address.
> Not sure from this thread whether yours is a BE/FE or remote FE setup.
> Geoff
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