mysql connection through ssl tunnel

John Almberg jalmberg at
Wed Sep 24 20:33:41 UTC 2008

On Sep 23, 2008, at 1:16 PM, Mel wrote:

> On Tuesday 23 September 2008 15:54:10 John Almberg wrote:
>> I have two FreeBSD machines. One is a application server, the other a
>> database server running mysql. These machines are in two different
>> locations. I'd like to allow the application server to access mysql
>> through an SSH tunnel.
>> Any recommendations, much appreciated.
> You can use Vince's suggestion, or simply use SSL connections to  
> the mysql
> server. Each have their own pros and cons.

Thanks Vince & Mel for your responses.

I guess I will try the simple SSL approach first and see if that does  
the trick.

I appreciate the advice!

Brgds: John

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