I cannot connect to my managed database cluster host (connection timed out)

Posted March 28, 2021 695 views
DigitalOcean Managed MySQL Database

When I paste my managed database host on the browser, it is taking too long to respond. I have added my IP to trusted sources but nothing happens.

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Hello there,

Could you please confirm if you can connect to the database using a MySQL client from your machine?

You can also check our existing tutorial on how to connect to a managed database.

Hope that this helps!

by Mark Drake
If you're new to working with managed databases, the best way to perform certain tasks, like connecting to the database, may not be self-evident. In this guide, we will go over how to install client programs for a variety of database management systems, including PostgreSQL, MySQL, and Redis, on an Ubuntu 18.04 server. We'll also explain how to use these programs to connect to a managed database instance.