Connecting to MySQL via MySQL Shell or SSL Shell
The article will show you how to connect to your MySQL using MySQL Shell.
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1. Locate the target MySQL application
Please log in to the Control Panel https://clients.cloudclusters.io/ with your credentials and locate your target application on the Home page or the My Applications page.
If there is not any database or user, create the database and user first. Click the "Manage" button on the Home page or the My Applications page. Then Click the “DB & User” tab in the menu bar on the left. On the page, you can create your databases and users.
3. Get MySQL Shell/ SSL Shell connection string
Go to the Overview page and copy the connection string for your database.
4. Connect to the MySQL server
Download and install the MySQL community client program.
For MySQL client 5.7:
Please copy the Shell or SSL Shell connection string to the command window. Replace the
<Password> with your own database user and password in order to connect to the MySQL server.
For MySQL client below 5.7:
Please copy the Shell or SSL Shell connection string to the command window.
For Shell: Replace the
<Password> with your own database user and password.
For SSL Shell: Replace the
<ca-path> with your own database user, password and the path to the ca.crt file. You are able to make the connection successfully then.