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Re: Problem connecting to mysql server with workbench
Posted by: Brian McGill
Date: September 06, 2022 07:06AM

Thanks for the information Peter. I would like to eventually connect from a remote location, so that is very helpful.

As it happens I was connecting over a WiFi LAN, and I was able to successfully resolve the problem myself after trawling through a lot of similar threads.

I needed to comment out the line binding the ip address to 127.0.0.1 in the file /etc/mysql/mysql.conf.d/mysqld.cnf and then stopping and starting the server

this seemed to work.

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