Unable to connect to MySQL database from Stash


I am getting below error when I am trying to connect to MySQL database server from stash. Stash and db servers both are on same Linux machine.

Stash version : v2.10.1
mySQL database version : 5.5.36
JDBC Connector version : mysql-connector-java-5.1.22-bin.jar

below is error message.

The configuration entered is not valid. A database connection could not be established. Please check your configuration and try again.
sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
Could not get JDBC Connection; nested exception is com.mysql.jdbc.exceptions.jdbc4.MySQLNonTransientConnectionException: Could not create connection to database server. Attempted reconnect 3 times. Giving up.
Could not create connection to database server. Attempted reconnect 3 times. Giving up.
sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
null, message from server: "Host 'XXX.xx.xx.xxx' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server"

Appreciate your help.

Thanks , Venkat.

2 answers

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You need to give the user connecting to MySQL access to connect from that host.

See this stackoverflow article on how.

Thank you so much. It worked.

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