Can't connect mysql from remote host

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http://serverfault.com – Mysql server is installed on my quest OS Centos6 ( and using port 3306. I'm trying to connect from my Windows OS ( I'm getting error #1045 Access denied for user 'root'@'' (using password: YES) So, as far as I understand this error is telling me that I have no rights to access mysql using user root from host. Ok, I've tried to add nessesary privileges: [root@localhost etc]# mysql -u root -p Enter password: mysql> use mysql; Reading table information for completion of table and column names You can turn off this feature to get a quicker st (HowTos)