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Allow remote access for mysql for a specif IP address
rajeshk98

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Msg#: 3151074 posted 6:51 am on Nov 9, 2006 (gmt 0)

I have a firewall running on the linux server and the mysql port for remote access is blocked. i want to give remote access for the databases to a particular IP address. how can i do that .

 

jtara

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Msg#: 3151074 posted 6:47 pm on Nov 9, 2006 (gmt 0)

The best way is to tunnel through SSH.

Much more secure than poking a hole in any firewall and enabling MySQL to bind to a public IP address.

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