Unable to connect to mysql server using HeidiSQL

January 5, 2015 6.9k views


I am having problems connecting my mysql server using HeidiSQL windows client. it keeps popping up with different errors

Mysql(ssh tunnel)

Can't connect to MySQL server on 'localhost' (10061)

microsoft sql server (tcp/ip)

SQL Error (11): [DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (PreLoginHandshake()).]General network error. Check your network documentationGeneral network error. Check your network documentation.

any idea how to make it work? is it because connection to sql server was disable??

1 Answer

did you enable remote access for mysql ?

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