5.3.1 Standard TCP/IP Connection Method

This connection method enables MySQL Workbench to connect to MySQL Server using TCP/IP.


The --skip-networking MySQL server configuration option affects the TCP/IP connection method. If disabled, use named pipes or shared memory (on Windows) or Unix socket files (on Unix).

Parameters tab

Advanced tab

Advanced parameters are less common and include:

Figure 5.15 Standard (TCP/IP) Connection: Advanced Tab

Standard (TCP/IP) Connection: Advanced Tab

The Advanced tab includes these check boxes:

It also includes these options:

SQL_MODE: Override the default SQL_MODE used by the server.

Others: Other options for Connector/C++ as option=value pairs, one per line.

SSL tab

SSL parameters include: