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From:Jim Faucette Date:June 1 1999 8:31pm
Subject:Re: Bad handshake
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Jeff Morgan wrote:
> >Description:
> I am trying to establish remote connections to my DB and prior to doing
> that thought I should be able to connect to my DB from the local machine
> via telnet to 3306.  When I attempt this connection I get the version
> number of my SQL and then 6-7 characters of garbage and a line feed or
> two then after an interval a "Bad Handshake" message.

Good. That means it's working. Since you didn't send the proper response
to the opening message within the timeout, it reported "Bad Handshake"
and dropped you.

However your client software that is MySQL aware won't (shouldn't) run
into this.

Bad handshakeJeff Morgan2 Jun
  • Re: Bad handshakeJim Faucette2 Jun