If you do not connect probably you have a firewall in between,
and it is not a timeout problem.
You should ask your network administrators to open, if possible, that port
Another option is to ssh to the host and do a local connection to the MySQL
2009/1/17 Mosaed zamil <mzamilster@stripped>
> hello all,
> When I send : mysql -h address -u root -p from a distant computer I don't
> get connected. I think it is a timeout problem.
> How can I increase the timeout period.