RuntimeError Configuring MySQL Workbench to Connect to MySQL Instance (Doc ID 2234616.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Getting following error when configuring MySQL Workbench to connect to MySQL instance:

RuntimeError: Could not initialize WMI interface: Workbench.wmiOpenSession(): Could not connect to target machine.

Changes

1. Test connection is successfully without Remote Management.
2. Test connection fails with Remote Management.

Cause

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