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
> 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
> I have created a .my.cnf file in the home folder with 600 permissions in
> the linux box and filled it with:
> Server configuration file is under /etc/my.cnf.
> What am I doing wrong?
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- michael dykman
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