Connecting to MySQL through Workbench

Posted on 2013-12-15
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
Can someone please help me connect to a mysql database through Workbench? I am successful accessing the Database via terminal but I cant get workbench to connect. User error I am sure. Thanks here is the error i am getting
Question by:johnsonrobbins
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If you are using an SSH Tunnel, you need to point the MySQL hostname at the localhost or the IP address that is relaying the SSH Tunnel.

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I tried this but it also failed

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i am not savvy on the server side at all so any help would be awesome!dunno?
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Technodweeb earned 500 total points
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Ahhh... Missed this

Remove the 3306 reference in the SSH Server designation

Well, I just looked at the second screen cap and you have removed it...

Hmm... Still looking...

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Thanks, i got it... you helped point me in the right direction
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What was it, if I may ask...?

Author Comment

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I used the public IP and password instead of the remote "www" one and it worked. I don't understand why I had to do it that way...

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