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Access denied for user (GoDaddy MySql)

Posted on 2009-07-06
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ASP.NET app trying to access data in a MySql db hosted on GoDaddy.  When running the query I get this message...

"Access denied for user 'myapp'@'xx.xxx.217.88' (using password: YES)"

Any idea why?  Here's the connection string in the web.config...
        <remove name="connectstring" />
        <add name="connectstring" connectionString="User Id=myapp;Password=mypwd;Host=myapp.db.2416160.hostedresource.com;Persist Security Info=True;Connection Timeout=120;Default Command Timeout=120;" providerName="Devart.Data.MySql"/>

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snoyes_jw earned 2000 total points
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Wrong username or password, or the MySQL server has no user that matches that host. Verify with GoDaddy that you have the right password.
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by:RobertNZana
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You're right.  It was the wrong host.  It's misleading because they keep showing you a "host" on the screen, but when I connected with MySql it showed me the "Host" and "Network Name".  It was the NETWORK NAME that I had to use in my web.config connection string.  I hope this helps people in the future.
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See my comment as well as this provides the final solution.  Thanks!
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