Connect to databases remotely in cPanel Shared Hosting
If you want to connect remotely to a database, you must enable support for remote connections.
- Log in to your GoDaddy account.
- Click Web Hosting.
- Next to the cPanel account you want to use, click Manage.
- In the Databases section, click Remote MySQL.
- In the Host field, enter the IP address from where you want to access your databases.
- Click Add Host.
Applications that connect remotely to databases use similar settings. You can find database's specific information using View your database details for cPanel Shared Hosting.
|Field||What to enter...|
|Host Name or Server||Your database's host name|
|Username||The database user's username|
|Password||The database user's password|
|Database||The name of the database|