mysql network problem

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mysql network problem

Postby dagamerc13 » 09. February 2009 19:21

hi i went into the secure lampp and when it said to make mysql not accessible from the network i said yes. well now i need it to be accessible through the network. how do i set it back because when i re run the security part of lampp it skips the mysql part? any help is appreciated =)
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Re: mysql network problem

Postby dmphotography » 20. February 2009 11:57

Hey dagamerc13,

Open your /opt/lampp/etc/my.cnf file. You can use this command to do so and have proper editing permissions:
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sudo gedit /opt/lampp/etc/my.cnf

Now find the following and comment it out as shown here:

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Change it to:


Now type this to restart everything:

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sudo /opt/lampp/lampp restart

That should change it back to the default.
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