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Unable to connect to any of the specified MySQL hosts.

Posted on 2012-03-27
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[mysqld]
datadir=/var/lib/mysql
socket=/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock
user=mysql
# Default to using old password format for compatibility with mysql 3.x
# clients (those using the mysqlclient10 compatibility package).
old_passwords=1

# Disabling symbolic-links is recommended to prevent assorted security risks;
# to do so, uncomment this line:
# symbolic-links=0

[mysqld_safe]
log-error=/var/log/mysqld.log
pid-file=/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid


Unable to connect to any of the specified MySQL hosts.when trying to connect to remote mysql server using Toad for Mysql.

I was able to connect successfully previously & I lost it today.

Below is result of netstat                                  
                                                                           
tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:3306                0.0.0.0:*                LISTEN
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by:IanTh
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sounds like your network is not working netstat should not say 0.0.0.0

what does ipconfig /all say?
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by:chinniatluri
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Mysql is on Linux Server & I'm connecting from Wndows host.
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by:IanTh
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yes so can your windows host ping the mysql linux sever?
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Issue is with FIrewall IPtables...Modifying it resolved the issue
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I didnt get sufficient input for looking into the issue from firewall end
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