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I'm planning to use Mysql in client / server environment. I installed Mysql 5.5.8 (wamp 2.0e) in one machine, configured ODBC and is working.

When I try to connect this mysql from another machine, after installing ODBC, I couldn't do it successfully. I get the following error:

Can't get hostname for your address

Going through the doc, I could understand the Mysql will not listen to TCP/IP. But couldn't successfully change the settings.

Could anyone guide me where I can get the details of configuring the Mysql to be used in a client server environment.

Happiness Always BKR Shivaprakkash

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flagged for migration to serverfault, but your first problem is with your network, not with mysql settings. –  cularis Jul 20 '11 at 12:01
I think otherwise. I thought of network problem, removed the firewall. I could do every other thing (network) still couldn't access mysql alone. I could access Sql server installed on that machine from other machines. –  Sivaa Jul 20 '11 at 12:11

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