Let us know how it goes. He did some investigating and had me run a script below which tested to see if a page on the server could connect to the database via ODBC. Have a GoDaddy account? Thanks for the suggestion, CG. Generally you’d use this code in a another file like “mysqltest. If you need more info, please let me know, but I’d really appreciate some help!!!

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Unfortunately, database site scripting is not my strongest skill set and I’d hate to recommend changes that might cause more harm than good.

This indicated that application could not connect. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. FYI, I was on a few support calls last week and we discovered that it was something on the server backend that is causing the connection to fail.

The files between the local app and the hosted ones are the same. We tried a number of permutations of the connection string yet the.

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Don’t see what you are looking for? I put it up in the file system and when I opened the page it just showed me the text.

A friend who is a developer built a web application a collection of three webpages with authentication, a database connection and some validation functions for me. You may also like We really think that either we’re missing a key element from the connection string some property or attribute that the GoDaddy servers require in order for a hosted app to connect to a hosted database or some other bit of configuration on the server that doesn’t have to do with the connection string, specifically.


To speak with a odcb service representative, please use the support phone number or chat option above. Thanks for your feedback. I can access the database and see the data via phpMyAdmin. Mysq, for the permission of type ‘System. I goxaddy the 5. The connection string we’re using with the local app which points to the hosted database and successfully retrieves data is using ASP.

Also, the script is using an ODBC connection to try and connect to the database. Return to forum Previous Topic Next Topic.

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It takes up to 1 hour to create a database. What that is has yet to be determined, but I’ve created a service ticket which is being dobc to the Hosting Admin team. He did some investigating and had me run a script below mydql tested to see if a page on the server could connect to the database via ODBC. In the Databases section of the Hosting Control Panel, click the icon corresponding to the database you want to create. If you are creating a database to install an application like WordPress, you can alternatively install it through your control panel without creating a database yourself more info.


To allow direct access, click Additional Options. Was This Article Helpful? Sounds like your hosting account is working as it should but the issue you are having is more regarding the platform you are using.

Next to the hosting account you want to use, click Manage. We have a basic walk through there with a general script example that should help out.

Log in to your GoDaddy account. I’ve modified the connection string in the local app in Visual Studio orbc point to the hosted database and I can see the data.

Here’s that script btw. I did, entered my db credentials and it would not connect. I’m also really new to this.

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I just don’t know where to start. NET app, when hosted on GoDaddy, would never connect to the hosted database. You can mgsql databases on your hosting account for your websites to use.