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Using port forwarding on unix to enable client access via gateway host to DB server (Doc ID 2237944.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2019

Applies to:

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

Goal

To enable client connections from a GUI client to a remote DB where a network policy prevents direct IP connections via a unix host jumpbox / gateway on port 3306 or any other custom DB port.
 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Install client to gateway
 Install client on remote DB
 Port forward using ssh
 Worked Example


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