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Accessing the Database from Other Machines on the LAN
Posted by: Christopher Garwood
Date: August 07, 2017 09:00PM

Hello All,
Being totally new to all this, I hope you will be patient with my ignorance and not ignore my request for help.

I have 2 locations that use a PoS with MySQL as the backend. In both cases they are moving from a single machine to a networked environment. One location is using MySQL 5.5 and the other is 5.7

From what I have read, I need to do the following from the command line -
CREATE USER root@% IDENTIFIED BY 1234abcd (same password as the current root)
bind-address = * (or which allows all the IP addresses on the network)
flush privileges

Is this correct?

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