Question

Lost Connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial communication packet' system error 0

Hello, I have installed the OpenVPN server on the box and on the same box MySQL is hosted. Now if I try to connect to MySQL instance the following error appears. “Lost Connection to MySQL server at ‘reading initial communication packet’ system error 0” I have added the public IP of VPN in MySQL Access Host in WHM and cPanel nothing seems to work.

I did this because in Pakistan we have dynamic IPs so I would not let everyone try to hit the MySQL instance rather the access is given only to the VPN IP. Thanks

Subscribe
Share

Submit an answer
You can type!ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Hello, @hazhayder

Could you please provide us with the content of the MySQL configuration file? If you’ve binded the MySQL to localhost you can try to comment out the following line and then restart the MySQL service:

from

bind-address = 127.0.0.1

to

#bind-address = 127.0.0.1

Hope this helps!

Regards, Alex