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Error connecting to database null, message from server: "Host 'fqdn' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server"

Hi,

I am new to JIRA and when trying to configure with MySQL database, getting the below error.

Error connecting to database

null, message from server: "Host '<servername>' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server"

JIRA Version atlassian-jira-software-7.2.1-x64 

Attached is the snapshot of the same.JIRA_mysql_connection_error.jpg

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Your mysql server is configured to refuse connections from the JIRA server.  You'll need to go over the server settings on the database side and reconfigure it to allow connections.

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