How to setup MySQL database connection
In this chapter you can learn how to connect to a given database. This step shows you how you can import contacts from your own database to the Ozeki Bulk Messenger software.
Step 1 - Create new database connectionIn this chapter you can learn how to connect to your MySQL database.
Step 2 - Type of databaseWith our software solution you can connect to several types of database servers.
In this case you have to select MySQL. Click to the icon.
Step 3 - Database connection details
There are two options for this: you can give the data below the General menu, or you can give the connection string below the Advanced menu. In case you give the connection string, it overwrites the data given below the General menu.
In this example we give the connection string under the Advanced menu
If the connection is successful, a green tick will appear under State.
The event log will show you if you have connected successfullyCheck the data below Event log
Step 4 - Testing the database connectionIf you click to the Test button, you can give the database table in which you store your contact lists.
Click to the Execute button to list the phone numbers that are stored in the given database's table.