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 How much are additional databases and how do you add one? How do you access the control panel? How do you access phpMyAdmin to manage a database? My FTP program is having some problems connecting to the server, how do you troubleshoot this? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.