MySQL Workbench Connection

  • Posted October 15, 2014

I have already come very far from bluehost to digitalocean configuration, but im struggling with mysql workbench login from my pc. In bluehost i could just whitelist my current home IP and then login with mysql workbench, when i set .cnf to: . and try to connect in mysql workbench over standard (tcp/ip) im presented with password promt (in sudo password works) which i enter and then get error: Access denied for user ‘root’@‘’(using password:YES). any idea what im doing wrong?


yes, thats why on Putty and sudo mysql it’s working. but not in workbench…:(

Just to be clear, it should be the password MySql root user, not the login password. Is that what you’re using?

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Have you checked your bind setting in the my.cnf, it should be binded to the outbound IP address of your droplet.

seems to work now, i had to use something like that too: GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON . TO ‘jan’@‘’

guess need to read into user management of mysql more. an handy manual would be helpful for that, there are some but not as easy as for others subjects.