MySQL Connector for OpenOffice.org 1.0 - Known Issues
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Accessing non-intranet servers by IP address might fail
If you set up a connection to a MySQL server outside your intranet, which is known by IP address, this might fail with an error code of 10060, effectively saying "Can't connect". The problem is not fully analyzed, yet, so the problem description here is somewhat rough at the moment.