Subject Re: A Request to Ken Mayer
From Ronnie MacGregor <No_Sp@m.Thanks>
Date Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:20:48 -0000
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

In article <KlllH38iTHA.904@ip-AC1E04A7>, says...

> how to connect to a
> database on a server from a remote computer over LAN.

Very often the difficulty is to know what to search for. I am sure (without
going to check) that Ken's books will cover setting up a BDE Alias, so
seraching for the key word Alias will probably give you a result.

> I have been successful in accessing mysql server tables (data
> is visible in grid on the form). I accessed the table using php from a
> client computer but failed when trying to do the same using Dbase.

The trick here is to understand the connection parameters and the terminology,
and once you have succeeded you will wonder what all the fuss was about !!

Ronnie MacGregor

Ronnie at
dot co dot uk