Connecting to HeidiSQL

Hello everyone,

I'm attempting to connect to MySQL database on my Linode using HeidiSQL but am receiving a connection error.

Here are the details I'm using:

* Network type = MySQL(TCP/IP)

Hostname = [My IP Address]

User = [My database user]

Password = [My database password]

Port = 3306</list> 

I'd be grateful if anyone could point me in the right direction.

Many thanks

1 Reply

MySQL is most likely bound to localhost (which is good). You shouldn't allow public access to MySQL, you should connect via a SSH tunnel.


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