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I'm getting this error when I try to connect to mysqld from Windows: "Can't connect to MySQL server on 'host_name' (10060)" (Doc ID 1488546.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 to 5.5 [Release 5.0 to 5.5]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Goal

I'm getting the following error when I try to connect to mysqld on Windows:

  ERROR 2003: Can't connect to MySQL server on 'host_name' (10060)


How can I test network connectivity between the client and mysqld?

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