Client Connectivity Issues with a new MySQL Installation - What to check (Doc ID 2091481.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Workbench - Version 6.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

While connected to a remote terminal session via ssh ( unix / linux ) or remote desktop ( windows ) , the new database has been initialized. On subsequent attempts to remotely log into the DB via the command line client or other client, the attempts are failing. What follows are the common causes which should be considered.
 

Solution

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