Function to bind MySQL hostport to forward remote MySQL connection to localhost.

sshmysql() { ssh -L 13306:127.0.0.1:3306 -N $* & }
Create a secure tunnelled connection for access to a remote MySQL database. For example, connect with MySQL Workbench to root@127.0.0.1:13306.
Sample Output
$ sshmysql [user@]remote-server
[1] 10653

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2011-09-01 10:21:55

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-1 with a comment would be more useful. Is it just -1 because you have no use for it, or is there a better way?
peterRepeater · 528 weeks and 4 days ago
As a MySQL learner, this section on Function to bind MySQL hostport is very helpful for me. They provide different FAQs here. Great platform to learn. I appreciate the creator of this section. Thanks a lot for sharing. Plant-Based Meal
TwanGrey · 45 weeks ago
I am new to MySQL and I would like to learn more about it. I will try this and experiment with codes! Diamond Concrete Co.
MarcosChino · 7 weeks and 5 days ago

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