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I can't connect

rugbyjack2005 posted 1 year ago in Creating a connection
This is going to sound very dumb so apologies in advance.

I have recently downloaded and installed heidisql but I can't seem to connect. I have a WordPress site that I host with 1and1 and I want to be able to manage the database properly. I know my ftp credentials and my MYSQL database details but I can't for the life of me seem to login with session manager.

What I am doing:
Network type - MySQL (TCP/IP)
Hostname - I am using the MySQL database hostname provided by 1and1 under the MySQL database section
User - I am using the MySQL database username provided by 1and1 under the MySQL database section
Password - I am using the MySQL database password provided by 1and1 under the MySQL database section
Port - 3306

I also tried filling in my ftp credentials in here but that didn't work either. So what am I doing wrong? Thanks in advance for any help.
ansgar posted 1 year ago
I guess 1and1 does not accept remote MySQL connections, as stated here.

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