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From:Paul DuBois Date:December 26 2000 2:34pm
Subject:Re: telneting to mysql
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At 10:04 AM +0100 12/20/00, kill-9 wrote:
>Does anyone know if it is possible to telnet directly into mysql. 
>I swear I have heard of it before but haven't been able to figure 
>out how to do it all I get is garbage when I try and connect?

Sure, you can telnet to the port that the MySQL server is listening on,
but the server speaks a binary protocol, so you can't get anything useful
done that way.  That's why what you see looks like garbage.

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Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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  • Re: telneting to mysqlStephen Woodbridge20 Dec
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  • Re: telneting to mysqlPaul DuBois26 Dec