[mythtv-users] access denied for remote frontend
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Jan 7 20:33:49 UTC 2006
Eric Sharkey wrote:
>>And was shown in the original e-mail (albeit, slightly obscured). ;)
>>Just make sure the Myth box isn't connected directly to the 'net.
>Yeah, I know. If they get through the firewall, I'd be worried
>about more than just the mythtv box...
>Thanks for the replies. I eventually got it working last night.
>I'm ashamed to say it was as simple as a mistyped password.
>It was set up with one of those auto-generated uncrackable but
>also unmemorable passwords. When I connected via the mysql command
>line client, I cut and paste the password directly from
>an image of /etc/mythtv/msql.conf from an ssh session into the
>mythtv backend. That worked. When I configured the frontend,
>it ran fullscreen and I typed the password into the gui from my
But, on the bright side, it's a better password than just "mythtv"--it
was even keeping you out for a while. :)
Glad you got it working.
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