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Enable remote connection for MySQL, multiple connections

April 1, 2014


1. edit /etc/mysql/my.cnf and set bind-address to 2. if skip-networking is present, comment it out or remove it 3. restart and test: service mysql restart mysql -u remote_user_on_remote_system -pPASSWORD -h remote_system_url database_name Warning: your database security is compromised. Everyone could access it now, provided they’d know username and password. Lets limit this with firewall. […]