I have seen a lot of posts that claim they are running an RDS instance of MySql in which they cannot connect to, but I am not running RDS.
I used my EC2 insance to host my wordpress blog which was installed using the Web Platform Installer.
This setup the wordpress schema and data that I needed and I have been running it for a couple years.
I want to be able to access this database remotely instead of only logging into my server.
I have checked and have the following users
I have also verified that the port specified in the mysql config is the standard 3306 and I have setup an Inbound Firewall rule to allow 3306 through.
When I try to connect from MySql Workbench, I get the following error message:
3 Is particularly one that I do not know how to check, but I do know that MySql is running and that it is running on 3306. Additionally, I know I am using the correct password.