SSH Port forwarding failed when trying to connect to remote database via SSH
I am trying to connect to my remote database via SSH using Sequel Pro. This is my setup:
- Name: MyWebApp
- MySQL-Host: 22.214.171.124
- User: localhost
- Password: mySQLpassword
- Database: rails
- Port: 3306
- SSH host: mywebapp.com
- SSH user: root
- SSH key: ~/.ssh/id_rsa
- SSH port: 22
When trying to connect I get:
SSH Port forwarding failed. Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial communication packet', system error: 0
Used command: /usr/bin/ssh -v -N -o ControlMaster=no -o ExitOnForwardFailure=yes -o ConnectTimeout=10 -o NumberOfPasswordPrompts=3 -i /Users/tintin/.ssh/id_rsa -o TCPKeepAlive=no -o ServerAliveInterval=60 -o ServerAliveCountMax=1 -p 22 email@example.com -L 61232/126.96.36.199/3306 OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh_config line 20: Applying options for * debug1: Connecting to mywebapp.com [188.8.131.52] port 22. debug1: fd 3 clearing O_NONBLOCK debug1: Connection established. debug1: identity file /Users/tintin/.ssh/id_rsa type 1 debug1: identity file /Users/tintin/.ssh/id_rsa-cert type -1 debug1: Enabling compatibility mode for protocol 2.0 debug1: Local version string SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_6.2 debug1: Remote protocol version 2.0, remote software version OpenSSH_6.0p1 Debian-3ubuntu1.2 debug1: match: OpenSSH_6.0p1 Debian-3ubuntu1.2 pat OpenSSH* debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT sent debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT received debug1: kex: server->client aes128-ctr hmac-md5 none debug1: kex: client->server aes128-ctr hmac-md5 none debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_REQUEST(1024<1024<8192) sent debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_GROUP debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_INIT sent debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_REPLY debug1: Server host key: RSA 42:f3:30:1b:ff:24:92:17:62:19:13:03:e9:65:0d:42 debug1: Host 'mywebapp.com' is known and matches the RSA host key. debug1: Found key in /Users/tintin/.ssh/known_hosts:4 debug1: ssh_rsa_verify: signature correct debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS sent debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS received debug1: Roaming not allowed by server debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_REQUEST sent debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT received debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,password debug1: Next authentication method: publickey debug1: Offering RSA public key: /Users/tintin/.ssh/id_rsa debug1: Server accepts key: pkalg ssh-rsa blen 279 debug1: Authentication succeeded (publickey). Authenticated to mywebapp.com ([184.108.40.206]:22). debug1: Local connections to LOCALHOST:61482 forwarded to remote address 220.127.116.11:3306 debug1: Local forwarding listening on ::1 port 61482. debug1: channel 0: new [port listener] debug1: Local forwarding listening on 127.0.0.1 port 61482. debug1: channel 1: new [port listener] debug1: Requesting firstname.lastname@example.org debug1: Entering interactive session. debug1: Connection to port 61482 forwarding to 18.104.22.168 port 3306 requested. debug1: channel 2: new [direct-tcpip] channel 2: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused debug1: channel 2: free: direct-tcpip: listening port 61482 for 22.214.171.124 port 3306, connect from 127.0.0.1 port 61484, nchannels 3
(I replaced my ip address, user name, and app name with fake data wherever I could.)
I’ve logged into my server through SSH multiple times already, so I can’t figure why it’s not working with Sequel Pro as well.
What am I missing here?
Thanks for any help.
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