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    Why am I getting this error in my email? Is this "" somehow tied to one of the IP addresses that is banned from my site?

    Database error in vBulletin :

    mysql_connect() [<a href='function.mysql-connect'>function.mysql-connect</a>]: Host '' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server
    /hermes/bosweb/web040/b408/XXXremovedXXX/public_html/forum/includes/class_core.php on line 274

    MySQL Error :
    Error Number :
    Date : Tuesday, August 19th 2008 @ 06:06:06 PM

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    The most likely cause of this error is that the info in your config.php file is wrong or your db user does not have full permissions to this database. Please read this for all the known causes of this error:
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