How Do I Connect To MySQL Using OBDC?

I am running on windows os. I want to set up an ODBC connection to MySQL on my Digital Ocean Droplet. I have ODBC set up on my computer. What I cannot seem to find is good documentation regarding setting up my droplet to accept the connection and setting up username and password. Thank you.

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March 25, 2020
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Hello, @dukesnuz

You can check this tutorial for allowing remote access to your MySQL database. You need to allow connection on the MySQL port which is 3306 by default.

As for the mysql connection itself using ODBC you can check these two articles:

Hope this helps!

Regards, Alex

The answer by Alex is very good, I would also suggest that you check out this links more

Also, I found this article which is also very good and am sure that it’s what you are looking for Connect to MySql Using ODBC

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