"Limit To Hosts Matching" Does Not Allow Digits

(Doc ID 2008453.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Workbench - Version 6.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Within the "MySQL Workbench Users and Privileges" screen, setting a value for "Limit to Hosts Matching:" which contains a number like "Server01" causes the interface to display a red "X", and clicking Apply causes an error message:

Invalid host specification

The host specification "Server01" is not valid. Please correct it and try again.


Cause

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