[CentOS] Frustrations with MySQL loss, tcpdump, netstat, etc

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Tue Dec 22 16:49:36 UTC 2009


> have you tried to telnet to port 3306 of the machine where the mysql
> server is located, from your home machine? if so, what do you get?
> If you're successful you'll get a connect bit that includes a string
> that will show your mysql server version number. if you don't have
> mysql access you'll likely see a mysqld reject of some nature. if
> there's a network issue you'll just get a hang or you could get an
> unreachable error.

Yup, it works:

$ telnet 3306
Connected to mail.mailnewsrss.com.
Escape character is '^]'.

5.0.77aWqQ!OMq,slG]|xft5L[fConnection closed by foreign host.

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