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Connect to databases remotely in cPanel hosting

Connecting remotely to a database lets you manage it using tools like MySQL Query Browser or MySQL Workbench.

If you want to connect remotely to a database, you must enable support for remote connections.

  1. Log in to your ITEGY account.
  2. Click Web Hosting.
  3. Next to the cPanel account you want to use, click Manage.
  4. Click cPanel Admin.
  5. In the Databases section, click Remote MySQL.
  6. In the Host field, enter the IP address from where you want to access your databases.
  7. Click Add Host.

More Info

Applications that connect remotely to databases use similar settings. You can find database's specific information using View your database details for cPanel hosting.

FieldWhat to enter...
Host Name or ServerYour database's host name
UsernameThe database user's username
PasswordThe database user's password
DatabaseThe name of the database