Anyone using Python to access PHPbb's MySQL database on a web server?
sheila at spamcop.net
Sat Jun 7 07:02:34 CEST 2003
On Fri, 06 Jun 2003 13:50:08 GMT, "Robert Oschler"
<no_replies at fake_email_address.invalid> wrote in comp.lang.python in
article <k_0Ea.3971$xM5.2641647 at news2.news.adelphia.net>:
> "Sheila King" <sheila at spamcop.net> wrote in message
> news:bbln6k.1i0.1 at kserver.org...
> > On Wed, 04 Jun 2003 02:01:08 GMT, "Robert Oschler"
> > <no_replies at fake_email_address.invalid> wrote in comp.lang.python in
> > article <EpcDa.2207$xM5.2049592 at news2.news.adelphia.net>:
> > > I want to run Python programs locally on my Win2k box to read/write the
> > > PHPbb.MySQL database(s). I have Python 2.2.x with the venerable WingIDE
> > > debugger running on my Win2k box. Has anyone done any Python
> > > like this? If so, I'd be very interested in what you had to do to get
> > > working, especially in the area of any available python
> libraries/modules to
> > > help with the MySQL access.
> > You really do need to check with your host as to whether they allow IP
> > addresses outside of their local network to even access the MySQL server.
> > I get quite a number of support incidents at the Service Desk where I
> > where clients just assume that because they have Telnet/SSH and FTP
> > that they can also connect to their MySQL databases remotely.
> > We do not permit this, excepting that they order a special ODBC
> > Like I said, check first to see whether it is even permitted by your host.
> > --
> > Sheila King
> > http://www.thinkspot.net/sheila/
> > http://www.k12groups.org/
> Good info, thanks. It looks like I may have to do some PHP work to create
> an interface to the MySQL database, if my ISP says "no" to remote access.
In that case, you might find that phpMyAdmin will fit the bill quite
nicely. Saves you from re-inventing the wheel.
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