MySQL access denied after changing reverse DNS of application client host (Doc ID 2225478.1)

Last updated on MARCH 26, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Why am I getting an access denied error after changing the reverse DNS of an application server even though the user account has been updated to the new hostname?
 

Solution

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