I want to be able to connect to my Digital Ocean MySQL database from my MacBook. I have attempted to follow this tutorial: http://kahigiso.com/archives/351
Pretty much all it’s saying is to edit /etc/mysql/my.cnf and change this…
bind-address 127.0.0.1 … to this… bind-address <my local IP Address>
Unfortunately when I do this, and attempt to restart mysql with:
sudo /etc/init.d/mysql restart
I get an error:
mysql stop/waiting start: Job failed to start
MySql won’t restart until I change the IP back to 127.0.0.1
Any idea how to allow a remote connection? I obviously want to be able to connect to this same database from my app on the server, I just want remote database access from my computer as well.
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