Remote MySQL connect

marc gmane at
Tue Dec 12 19:04:02 UTC 2006

Andrew Zajac said...
> On 12/12/06, marc <gmane at> wrote:
> > What is the 'correct' way to configure MySQL for remote connections?
> ...
> > Say I want to provide remote access to Can this be done via
> > MySQL's config or must it be done via the firewall and removing bind-
> > address?
> >

Er, which bit are you alluding to? Have you tried this?

All that pages seems to be suggest is to set bind-address to a fixed IP, 
which is equally silly, especially when the machine in question does not 
have a fixed IP.


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