MySQL Workbench

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 system variable affects the TCP/IP connection method. If disabled, use named pipes or shared memory (on Windows) or Unix socket files (on Unix).

Parameters Tab

The parameters for standard TCP/IP connections are:


SSL parameters are:

Advanced Tab

The Advanced tab includes these check boxes:

It also includes these options:

Timeout: Maximum time to wait before the connection is aborted. The connection times out in 60 seconds by default.

SQL_MODE: Override the default SQL_MODE used by the server.

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