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Old 11-30-2014, 02:30 AM   #1
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Unhappy Unable to connect to remote mysql server in Ubuntu

Hi everyone.
I have a problem in connecting to mysql database on the remote server.
I've issued the following command to connect to the remote server

mysql -h hostname) -u username -ppassword

and I'm getting the following error

ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can't connect to MySQL server on '' (111)

here is my my.cnf file

port            = 3306
socket          = /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock
socket          = /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock
nice            = 0

user            = mysql
pid-file        = /var/run/mysqld/
socket          = /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock
port            = 3306
basedir         = /usr
datadir         = /var/lib/mysql
tmpdir          = /tmp
lc-messages-dir = /usr/share/mysql

#bind-address           =

key_buffer              = 16M
max_allowed_packet      = 16M
thread_stack            = 192K
thread_cache_size       = 8
myisam-recover         = BACKUP
query_cache_limit       = 1M
query_cache_size        = 16M
log_error = /var/log/mysql/error.log
expire_logs_days        = 10
max_binlog_size         = 100M

max_allowed_packet      = 16M

key_buffer              = 16M
!includedir /etc/mysql/conf.d/
please help me and thanks in advance.

OS: xubuntu-14.04
Old 11-30-2014, 09:12 AM   #2
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Did you grant this remote access in the database on the remote server?
Old 12-10-2014, 08:37 PM   #3
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Ya I have granted remote access in the database on the remote server, but i am not able to connect to it.


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