Pre-General Availability: 2023-01-18
This section describes how to configure and store database connections using the MySQL Shell for VS Code extension. With a configured connection, you can connect using DB Notebooks. In general, MySQL Shell console sessions are managed differently by the extension (see MYSQL SHELL CONSOLES), although can open a shell session from a configured connection.
To open the Database Connection Configuration dialog:
Click the MySQL Shell for VS Code icon in the activity bar.
+on the DATABASE CONNECTIONS view toolbar.
Configured database connections are stored together as individual tiles in a browser tab and are available to edit, duplicate, or remove. Click the DB Connection Browser icon in the DATABASE CONNECTIONS view toolbar to open the browser.