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Its an easy process to allow remote connections to your MySQL server.

To allow remote access to your MySQL server you will have to do the following things:

  1. Open up the MySQL port in your firewall (defaults to 3306)
  2. Edit your /etc/my.cnf file (if you're using MariaDB, also edit: /etc/mysql/mariadb.conf.d/50-server.cnf
  3. Make sure that skip-networking is commented or removed
  4. Make sure that bind-address is your server's IP address or
    After that, restart your database service and try to connect from remote.

20 March 2019 (last updated 1 week ago)


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