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ODBC Connection to MYSQL "Request returned with SQL_Error"

Posted on 2014-02-19
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Hi - I'm hoping someone can help me.

I am running a Windows 7 32 bit workstation and I am trying to establish an ODBC connection to a MySQL database running on a Linux box.

I am able to connect using a similar workstation and the same ODBC settings and driver, but on this PC I get the following error when I try to connect:

Request returned with SQL Error.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
John
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First thing that comes to mind is a firewall issue. Can you disable the firewall on the Windows machine and try again?
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johnlschmidt2,

Try turning off the firewall on the PC and see if that changes things.  Also, does the mySQL database allow access from all IP's, a single IP, or a range of IP's?  Same for usernames.

AielloJ
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Thanks for the suggestions. It turned out to be a network security issue on the server housing the SQL database.
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