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Connect to Databases Remotely

Connecting remotely to a database lets you manage it using tools like MySQL Query Browser or MySQL Workbench.

If you want to connect remotely to a database, you must enable support for remote connections.

  1. Log in to your GoWebsite account.
  2. Click Web Hosting.
  3. Next to the cPanel account you want to use, click Manage.
  4. In the Databases section, click Remote MySQL.
  5. In the Host field, enter the IP address from where you want to access your databases.
  6. Click Add Host.

Application settings

Applications that connect remotely to databases use similar settings. You can find database's specific information using View your database details.

Field What to enter...
Host Name or Server Your database's host name
Port 3306
Username The database user's username
Password The database user's password
Database The name of the database

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