ODBC Access -- MySQL (on the web)

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I try to connect Microsoft Access (2003) to MySQL (5).
I use Connector / ODBC 3.51.12
I fill in:
Datasourcename: http://www.sitename.nl
Description: Web connection
Server: localhost
User: username I got from the provider
Password: ***** (password to open the database)
Databasename: the name I got from the provider.

Clicking test I get an error: access denied for user username@localhost.

What do I have to change to get my acces database connected to MySQL on the
The provider (Lycos) does not know.

Re: ODBC Access -- MySQL (on the web)

Paul wrote:
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Localhost is YOUR box, not theirs.  You need to know what their
fully-qualified DNS name or the ip address of their box.


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