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From:Frederic Wenzel Date:July 2 2004 1:45pm
Subject:Re: iptables and mysql...
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bruce wrote:
> i'm investigating what needs to be done to allow mysql on a server to be
> used remotely by client machines. each machine is running iptables. so i'm
> wondering what has to be in the iptables for the machine being used as the
> mysql server, as well as the client machines that will be communicating with
> the mysql box...

The MySQL standard port is 3306/tcp. So your iptables on the MySQL
server are supposed to allow communication on this port for the clients.

> i have rh8.0 and mysql v11.18-dist3.23.54

huh! Either one is quite old. Think about upgrading - it is a security
issue on the one hand - on the other hand, it could prevent a lot of
headache using current versions.

Anyway, some manual reading could help answering your questions.


Greetz
Fred

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