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AWS Error 2003 – Can’t Connect to RDS MySQL Server

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In this post, you will learn about the solution to the error, AWS Error 2003: Can’t Connect to RDS MySQL Server, which you may come across while trying to connect AWS MySQL RDS server from your local machine (laptop or desktop). I came across this error when I first created an RDS MySQL instance using AWS console and tried accessing the instance from my laptop using the command such as mysql -h endpoint_address -P 3306 -u username -p. The following represents the error: As a matter of fact, I have come across this error once in a while trying to connect the MySQL database app from the command prompt or the application. The solution works …

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