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MySQL Workbench Tunneling to Socket File only servers

Brandon Johnson at Mozilla has posted a nice tip on how to use MySQL Workbench SSH tunneling with MySQL servers configured to accept only Unix Socket File connections (no TCP/IP). Head over there for more info about how to use the “socat” utility to bridge a SSH tunnel from WB to a socket only MySQL.

Author: Mike Lischke

Team Lead MySQL Workbench