What hostname should be used to call out a database from a script? Scott Devaney February 13, 2018 21:12 Follow The hostname for connecting to a database can be found by logging into the control panel. Also be sure to check that you are using the correct “database name”, “username” and “password”. Related articles Do you offer shell access? How do you access the control panel? What is MariaDB and how does it differ from MySQL? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.