Thank you for your confirmation. I will give it a try later on my machines.
From: Jeff Kilpatrick [mailto:kilpatjr@stripped]
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2003 11:29 AM
To: Tam, Michael
Subject: RE: Telneting failed
That seems to be correct. I've been able to do this using PuTTY as the
client. Just forward the local 3306 to the server's 3306 and connect to
localhost:3306. Be sure to log to the server via ssh before attempting
On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 13:09, Tam, Michael wrote:
> Hi Dan and everyone,
> First off, I apologize for the stupid question due to my lack of technical
> knowledge on this area.
> What I am trying to do is to connect to a MySQL on a Win2k machine from
> another Win2k machine with SSH.
> After doing some research, I manage to grasp some idea on how to establish
> However, there are still some detail and confirmation I need to get it to
> First, correct me if I am wrong, I need to establish a SSH server on the
> machine which has mysql running [Done by setting up OpenSSH for Win32].
> Then I need a SSH client on a another win2k machine [Done by having
> SecureCRT on the machine]. After these, I should configure the client SSH
> connect to the server. Then I can run pretty much any MySQL GUI client to
> connect to MySQL under SSH.
> To the SSH client config section, I need to setup a local forwarding
> remote forwarding and this is where I am not clear how to get it right.
> For example,
> server PC has ip 192.168.0.100
> client PC has ip 192.168.0.101
> To setup local forwarding: localport:3306 remotehost: 192.168.0.100
> port: 3306
> Then I can use MySQL client to connect to 192.168.0.101:3306 to reach
> server, am I correct?
> I would greatly appreciate if someone can verify these steps and correct
> if I misunderstood any item.
> Thank you so much.
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