mySQL Host access

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Thu Jan 7 20:13:43 CET 2016


Hi Bill,
An example stack would be great.  I have some php scripts for database
access for another project but I'm definitly a php neophyte so would be
great to see some other scripts too.

Pete
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On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 9:53 AM, Earthednet-wp <prothero at earthednet.org>
wrote:

> Peter,
> I do this on my server. I keep the php on my server. Then I only have to
> allow access from "localhost' because the php is being run on the server.
> The php is accessed with "post" command from livecode. If you need an
> example, I can send you a sample stack, with some sample php.
> Bill
>
> William Prothero
> http://es.earthednet.org
>
> > On Jan 7, 2016, at 9:34 AM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:
> >
> > It seems that to access a mySQL database on my web host's servers from a
> > Livecode program, I have to configure "Allowable hosts" in the database
> > configuration.  That can be an ip address or a domain name such as "@.
> > mydomain.com"
> >
> > The program in question will be used by perhaps a half dozen users, all
> > from their home computers and likely using different internet providers
> so
> > it appears every time I give the program to a new user, I will have to
> add
> > either their ip address (if it's fixed) or a domain as above.
> >
> > Is this common practice when accessing mySQL on a host server?  If so, is
> > there a better way to set about accessing a mySQL database in these
> > circumstances, perhaps using php scripts on the server instead of
> accessing
> > the db directly with the LC database functions?
> >
> > Pete
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