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I'm trying to connect mysql with vb.net, I've already downloaded the mysql connector-net. And installed it. But I don't know what is the port number , server address of mysql. Its needed in the connection string. Please help,

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I don't suppose you thought to check the MySQL docs? Besides, if MySQL is running on the default port there is no need to specify it in the connection string. –  John Gardeniers Mar 14 '10 at 3:04

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Default is 3306, however default installation of mysql only listen on localhost or has "skip-networking" enabled.

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What is skip networking. –  user28233 Mar 14 '10 at 0:45
@user28233, If skip networking is enabled then you cannot connect to the mysql server through the network. –  Zoredache Mar 14 '10 at 0:49
how do I disable it?This is only a single computer with wamp server installed. I'm not trying to connect to the server computer. –  user28233 Mar 14 '10 at 0:52

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