In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to connect to a MySQL database using Outerbase.
Connecting to a MySQL Database in Outerbase
Before you begin you will need an Outerbase account, and an existing MySQL database.
Step 1: Click on Connect
To begin, click on the "Connect" button.
Step 2: Select Database Type
Next, select your database type. In this case, we are using MySQL.
Step 3: Click on Continue
Click on the "Continue" button to proceed.
Step 4: Get your Database Connection Details
Now, you need to enter your database information. Not sure how to get that? Follow one of our provider guides to walk you through it.
Step 5: Add Connection Details
You can either paste in the connection string, or you can paste each parameter individually, these include:
Host, Port, Database Name, Username, Password
Step 6: Whitelist IPs (Recommended)
To ensure secure access, you should whitelist the IPs. Copy the provided IPs and add them to your database's whitelist.
Step 7: Test Connection
After whitelisting the IPs, click on the "Test Connection" button.
If you have entered all the information correctly, you will see a successful connection message.
Step 8: Name your Base
Finally, give your database a name and click on the "Create Base" button.
Congratulations! You have successfully connected to a MySQL database using Outerbase.