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PHP script can't connect to MySQL server

Eqbal asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-12
I configured my server and allowed my IP to connect remotely.

I entered IP of the server, username and password of mysql user in SQLyog (a GUI for managing mysql server). It connects successfully to database and I can manage everything.

I also have a PHP script to connect to the database. the code is something like this:
 mysql_connect('xx.xx.xx.xx', 'mysql_user', 'pass') or dir(mysql_error());

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It displays this error:
Access denied for user 'mysql_user'@'yy.yy.yy.yy' (using password: YES) in /home/.../mysql.inc.php  on line 9

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Why Sqlyog can connect and PHP script can't?
I think it's because 'yy.yy.yy.yy' in username. but I can't force PHP not to use it.
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