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Connecting MySQL DB via MySQL Query Browser (MySql GUI tools)

Posted June 26, 2021 200 views
DatabasesDigitalOcean Managed MySQL Database

Hi,

Trying to connect to MySQL Database I added to my cluster using MySQL Query Browser.

It threw an error 2003 when trying to connect.

Then, Tried using Workbench as well, Not able to connect & mentions can not connect to local host. Please help!!

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Hi @dgto3,

The error cannot connect to localhost indicates that you are specifying localhost as MySQL hostname instead of MySQL Managed database hostname.

Please check our below documentation which will guide you step by step for accessing MySQL managed database cluster with MySQL workbench.

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/databases/mysql/how-to/connect/#connect-to-the-database

I hope this helps!

Best Regards,
Rajkishore