Connect MYSQL DB on DigitalOcean MYSQL WorkBench

  • Posted July 16, 2021
  • MySQL

I’m trying to connect MYSQL WorkBench to a db on digitalocean droplet. I follow the link:

But still getting the following error:

Failed to Connect to MySQL at localhost:3306 through SSH tunnel at with user root
Cannot open SSH Tunnel: Connection refused


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It sounds like that the SSH connection is timing out. Are you able to SSH to the server directly as per the instructions here?

Regards, Bobby