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    Mysql remote connection


    Hi
    I want to connect to MySQL DB through vb.net application. iam able to establish connection to localhost. but when I attempt to connect to MySQL being hosted by yahoo I get error message "unable to connect to any of the specified mysql hosts" I even created a user in MySQL with host as '%'

    Please let me know how to solve this
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    Does Yahoo allow incoming connections from outside their own network? Most hosters don't because of security reasons.

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