>>I have installed MySQL Server v5 on a WinXPpe box. IIS is installed
>>I next run the configuration program. It will not let me setup the
>>security for the instance. I have verified that port 3306 is
>>unblocked in my firewall for both incoming and outgoing traffic.
>>What I ideally would like, is to have it set up so that TCP/IP is
>>totally turned off. I want the project to only work on my
>>When I try to run EMS MySQL Manager it tells me that it cannot
>>connect to rootlocalhost . I am not sure at this point what I need
>>to do so that I can access the databases.
>>Basically, what I am doing is designing a web site. because of
>>certain limits of the domain host, I want to do all the developing
>>locally than when the site is complete put in the changes to access
>>the datafiles from the web and go from there.
>>I am using PHP to interface with MySQL, and it also cannot access
>>the MySQL files.
>>Any guidance would be great. I have run out of ideas, and I would
>>really like to get this project done. I have been paying for the web
>>site hosting for 6 months and would like to spend the next month
>>getting it all ready for an actual launch.
>>Ciao . . . C.Joseph
>> And on the seventh day God said,
>> "I will rest . . . Murphy take over."