sjohnfernandas Newbie Poster

hi all i have 2 systems connected in lan.i have to access the system 1 Database from system2 using mysql odbc connector.if i give localhost in the hostname then give username and password of system2 in the corressponding places now i can get the list of databases from system2 mysql databases.the problem was i tried in the odbc connector by giving the datasource name and in the place of host name i have given system 1 ip address then in the place of user and password i have given the system1 mysql username and password but i did not get the list of databases in the place of database name.so guide me to get