Remote MySQL connect
jens at dataparty-mn.biz
Tue Dec 12 22:25:56 UTC 2006
> What is the 'correct' way to configure MySQL for remote connections?
> The db in question is running fine and can be accessed via phpmyadmin,
> amongst other things.
> The default my.cnf has:
> bind-address - 127.0.0.1
> When I comment this out (and restart the db), I can connect remotely -
> so user/password and privs are fine) but this leaves the db wide open.
> Say I want to provide remote access to 192.168.0.1. Can this be done via
> MySQL's config or must it be done via the firewall and removing bind-
My preferred way would be to create a user that can only connect from
192.168.0.1 in MySQL. This can be done easily from phpmyadmin.
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