cPanel is a control panel which is used for web hosting. It is Linux based and has automatically systematized tools which are used for web hosting. It has various features which has made this web hosting platform quite acceptable. One such feature is the MySQL. By using this feature remote hosts (servers) can have access to MySQL® databases on the user’s account. If the user wishes to allow shopping cart or applications like guestbook applications on other servers to access the databases this feature can be extremely useful.
Remote hosts may be added by the hosting provider to this list at the server level. If a hostname is seen which cannot be recognized or removed the user must contact the hosting provider.
The following steps must be performed in order to specify remote hosts that can access MySQL databases on the account:-
The host’s name or IP address must be entered in the Host text box.
The following steps must be performed in order to deny database access to a remote host:-
MySQL includes a comprehensive set of features, management tools and support which are technical in nature and are used to achieve high levels of MySQL security and reliability. It is an attractive feature as it reduces risk and complexity in developing and managing business-critical applications.
MySQL is an essential feature of cPanel as it helps remote servers to have access to the databases of the user’s account and this document describes how to allow and deny remote server access to the databases and also gives details about some more important aspects of MySQL.