HeidiSQL not connection to database inside vbox VM

  • I'm using Windows 10 and have a vbox VM running centOS7 on which I have created a database to which I want to connect with HeidiSQL from Windows.

    Whenever I try to connect to my database an error comes up that reads: "Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial communication packet', system error 0". Most people suggest it has to do with an option "bind-access" which should be inside the my.cnf file. However I don't have it inside the file and adding it didn't seem to do much of anything. Does anyone have any idea or suggestion on what I should do?

  • This is a SQL Server forum so you probably won't get too many responses on a connection issue for HeidiSQL to MySQL.
    Try the HeidiSQL forums: HeidiSQL Forum


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