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How to tell server that credentials are local server credentials?

Our MySQL server has a db account (e.g. "bizuser") that I'm authenticating with from a Windows client. I keep getting an error message 

"Access denied for user 'bizuser' @ '<windows client>' (Using password: YES)

I've tried several syntaxes to force the login to understand that the account is local, but I can't figure out how to do it.  I've tried to set the username as




I've installed both DbV 9.5.8 and 12.0.8 but the version alone does not seem to be the issue. The ping for server itself works.

How do I tell the server that the login is a local login?

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