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safras 05-03-2010 12:51 AM

CentOS Firewall blokes MySQL connection from outside PC
Dear Geeks,

I have installed VMWare inside Windows Server 2003 and inside the VMWare I have Installed CentOS,

I am successfully running a web server for local staff to access in this i use Webmin, mySQL, PHP.. my server is working normally.

Now I want to access the MySQL server from another WinXP PC (I have installed MYSQL ODBC 5.1 driver) to access the database to create ODBC connection, unfortunately I can not connect it says "Connection Failed: [HY000][MySQL][ODBC 5.1 Driver]Can't connect to MySQL server on '' (10060)"

I think this is firewall issue or its CentOS is not letting the connection to come in.

Please help me to solve this problem.

Thank You,
Safras Ahamed.

safras 05-03-2010 02:34 AM

Hi Geeks,

Sorry, I have fond it by my self,

I went to system-config-securitylevel
and added the port mysqlport:tcp,mysqld:tcp

and now it is conected

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