Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial communication packet', system error: 0
I saw many Q&As regarding this problem.
Here is what I did for troubleshooting:
I saw that the server is listening on the SQL default port:
netstat -ntlp | grep 3306
tcp6 0 0 :::3306 :::* LISTEN 3092/mysqld
/etc/mysql/my.cnf was empty
IpTables was empty.
telnet <My IP> 3306 -> resulted in correct manner
I feel a little bit clueless… If someone can help I would be gracious. Also, I would be happy to understand exactly what does this error say, b/c if I try to connect with my MySQL workbench to some random IP I get a different error.
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