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Unable to connect to MySQL on Linux via Windows 10 MySQL workbench
Posted by: David Rasmussen
Date: September 06, 2017 07:19AM

I have been struggling with trying to connect to MySQL using Workbench on a Windows 10 box. I have been able to install Workbench on the Linux box where MySQL exists and connect to MySQL with no problem. I can at that point create DBs, Schemas, tables, etc.

However, when I try to connect from the Windows box, I receive error messages when I use any of the connection methods. I have changed the host name to 127.0.0.1 as well as 0.0.0.0 which is where MySQL is listening along with port 3306. I have reviewed the user tables in MySQL and confirmed the users I am trying to connect as do exist in the user tables. I have disabled firewalls to remove them from the equation but still no love. Also, I can SSH in via PUTTY from the Windows box.

Any help that can be provided would be appreciated.

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