[Snort-users] putting mysql on a different computer with windows

Greg Robinson greg at ...3899...
Fri Jan 18 06:59:08 EST 2002

after you put in your new user into the database....did you do flush
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeffrey Post" <jpost at ...3843...>
To: <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 9:17 PM
Subject: [Snort-users] putting mysql on a different computer with windows

> Hello,
>      I am currently running Snort 1.8 with mysql and acid all on one
> computer running windows NT server.  If I put mysql on another server when
> I start snort I always get an error when it tries to access the database
> the remote computer.  I have changed my output line to the ip address of
> the new server so I have
> output database: log, mysql, username=<username> password=<password>
> dbnam=snort host=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> the error is
> mysql error access denied for user <username>@ip address using password:
> I am assuming the YES stands for it is trying to use a password, not that
> the password is YES (which would be incorrect.)
> If I go into mysql and issue a
> grant INSERT,SELECT,CREATE,DELETE on snort.* to <username>@ipaddress
> mysql will put <username>@ipaddress in the user table
> if I select * from user
> then it show <username>@ipaddress with n in every entry.  I am assuming
> this means it really hasn't been granted access.
> Does anyone know what I am doing wrong?
>                                    Thanks,
>                                    Jeff
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