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From:Michael Dykman Date:May 29 2013 1:10am
Subject:Re: SSH tunnels and non root accounts get "the server service or the
configuration file could not be found"
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Your windows-based client never sees the files on the linux server.
All the tunnel provides is the ability to treat port 3306 of your
linux box as-if it was a port local to your windows system.  It does
not, can not make file access transparent across those systems.

On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 8:05 PM, Miguel González
<miguel_3_gonzalez@stripped> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
>   Not sure if this the right mailing list address for asking this.
>
>   Server running Centos and MySQL.
>
>    Client is a windows xp machine.
>
>    I have setup a SSH tunnel with putty and run mysql administrator. It
> works fine with the root account.
>
>    With a non-root account I get
>
>    the server service or the configuration file could not be found. I can
> log on but I can't see the databases that I should be allowed to see.
>
>    Running a mysql -h 127.0.0.1 -u myuser -p mypassword from linux works
> fine
>
>     I have created a .my.cnf file in the home folder with 600 permissions in
> the linux box and filled it with:
>
>     [client]
>
>     pass='mypass'
>     user=myuser
>
>     Server configuration file is under /etc/my.cnf.
>
>     What am I doing wrong?
>
>     Regards,
>
>     Miguel
>
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SSH tunnels and non root accounts get "the server service or theconfiguration file could not be found"Miguel Gonz├ílez29 May
  • Re: SSH tunnels and non root accounts get "the server service or theconfiguration file could not be found"Michael Dykman29 May
  • Re: SSH tunnels and non root accounts get "the server service or theconfiguration file could not be found"Tim Pownall29 May
    • Re: SSH tunnels and non root accounts get "the server service or the configuration file could not be found"Miguel Gonzalez29 May
      • Re: SSH tunnels and non root accounts get "the server service or theconfiguration file could not be found"Claudio Nanni29 May
        • Re: SSH tunnels and non root accounts get "the server service or the configuration file could not be found"Miguel Gonzalez29 May
          • Re: SSH tunnels and non root accounts get "the server service orthe configuration file could not be found"Claudio Nanni29 May