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Local MySQL Connection Blocked To Server


I get the following database connection error:
            Warning: mysql_connect() [function.mysql-connect]: Host '' is blocked
            because of many connection errors; unblock with 'mysqladmin flush-hosts' in /home#/username/ on line #
            Unable to select database
In phpMyAdmin "flush hosts" results in the error:
            #1227 - Access denied; you need the RELOAD privilege for this operation


If the connection script resides on the HostMonster server, please change the hostname to localhost.

If the connection script is making a remote connection to our server and you are using the as the hostname, please try the server's hostname such as or server's IP. To determine either of these two, log into the cPanel to view the information in the Stats box on left side. If it still fails, please contact us via Phone, Live Chat or by Opening a Ticket to resolve this issue.

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