How to connect my ubuntu 16.04 vm to mysql database of another server?

Posted March 13, 2019 2.8k views
Ubuntu 16.04Databases

VIrtual Machine Ubuntu 16.04

Details of the “another server” (Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-1065 aws ec2 server)

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I found a tutorial for this here:

It basically comes down to two steps, and that guide covers them well:

  1. Bind MySQL to instead of
  2. Create or edit MySQL user to be a remote user (ex. ‘user’@'ipaddress’)