I have an Ubuntu server 18.04 with MySQL installed, I created 'user'@'localhost' and a 'user'@'%' account to connect from another computers in the network, ufw is disabled/masked on the server, I can connect to it from localhost, I even changed the Password hashing from Native to Unix Socket, but cannot from other computers in the network, any ideas what can be causing that?


  • MySQL doesn't listen on a network interface by default. You have to configure it to. – Thomas Ward Jun 26 '18 at 18:04

Got it working.

Changed the binding address to instead of only

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