Could MAMP be blocking the MySQL port?

I have a Mac Mini with 10.6.3 which runs MAMP.

If I do a port scan on the Mini, port 3306 is responding.
If I do a port scan from any other computer on my LAN, port 3306 appears Closed.

I have a SonicWall 2040.  I have set up the Mini to be a server with port 3306 open.  But the SonicWall isn't supposed to be blocking any local traffic.

The Mac OS X Firewall is definitely off.

I was wondering if there's a setting in MAMP to shut it off, or whether the SonicWall has a configuration problem.

Thanks.


Larry
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
In MAMP, what port did you set MySQL to run on?  The MAMP default is 8889, not 3306.
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computerlarryAuthor Commented:
I have it set to 3306.  Just checked again.

If I use the network utility and do a portscan, 3306 shows up when I scan localhost.
If I do a portscan on the local IP address, 3306 doesn't show up.

If I scan the public address, there is no loop-back, and no ports show up.

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I checked the SonicWall, and removed every setting for the machine.
3306 doesn't show up in the portscan.

I changed the MySQL port in MAMP, but it still doesn't show up.

I'll look at the logs, maybe there's something there.  I'll search for 3306
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I'm going to check all the startup settings.  I'm still wondering about MySQL


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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I'm wondering if MySQL doesn't listen on the public IP address if it doesn't have a user that is allowed access from and external host or IP address.  I just crashed phpmyadmin on a WAMP installation by giving 'root' a password.  I'll fix that later, it's probably in the config file.
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computerlarryAuthor Commented:
There appears to be a problem with the MAMP product.

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