Can I use a GUI program to connect to MySQL database?

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2013-03-06 5:59 am EST
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Can I use a GUI program to connect directly to my MySQL database, or is that option closed because of security reasons?

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jamesr
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2013-03-06 10:02 am EST
Thank you for your question ulme!

Yes you can. You can use programs like Heidi SQL or MySQL Workbench. They are free to download and install online. You will need to add your IP to the Remote MySQL in cPanel. See the following tutorial.

How to Setup a Remote MySQL Connection

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James R

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