Connect to MySQL with Navicat

The latest version of Navicat supports SSH tunnels for MySQL connections. Follow these steps.

  • In the connection properties, set the following values:

    • Host Name: localhost
    • Port: 3306
    • User Name: root
    • Password: The password from the server detail page in Bitnami Cloud Hosting dashboard
  • Click the “SSH” tab.

  • Check the “Use SSH Tunnel” option and set the following values:

    • Host Name: The local machine’s hostname
    • Port: 22
    • User Name: bitnami
    • Authentication Method: Public key
    • Private Key: The location to the private key file for the server
Last modification September 3, 2018