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How to set up SSH connection from remote database cluster to MySQL workbench
I have a MySQL database cluster set up that I can connect to successfully via the command line (by running the flags in the terminal).
I’d like to be able to connect to the MySQL Workbench. I looked at this tutorial but I must be missing some kind of prerequisite that I cannot figure out.
SSH Hostname: redactedname-do-user-redactednumber-0.b.db.ondigitalocean.com:25060
SSH Username: doadmin
SSH Password: redactedPassword
MySQL Hostname: 127.0.0.1
MySQL Server Port: 3306
The error I get is:
Failed to Connect to MySQL at 127.0.0.1:3306 through SSH tunnel at firstname.lastname@example.org:25060 with user root
Cannot open SSH Tunnel: Socket error: Connection reset by peer
I’ve been working on this issue for quite a long time trying to open an SSH tunnel manually in the terminal, using this template for the command: ssh -L 8888:127.0.0.1:3306 email@example.com.
This command gives me:
“Permission denied (publickey)”
I also generated an SSH Key file and have linked that in the Workbench but that has not helped me make progress.
https://phoenixnap.com/kb/fix-connection-reset-by-peer-ssh-error#:~:text=The%20most%20common%20causes%20of,%2C%20DenyHosts%2C%20etc.) may be useful in troubleshooting the specific error I am receiving from the workbench.
Is this an issue from Digital Ocean rejecting the connection? Do I need to set up some SSH tunnel manually? Why is it refusing connection?
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