75 views - 20 March 2019

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:

  • Open up the MySQL port in your firewall (defaults to 3306)
  • Edit your /etc/my.cnf file
    • Make sure that skip-networking is commented or removed
    • Make sure that bind-address is your servers IP address.

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