I am unable to connect to laravel homestead via mysql workbench

here is how i connected

Homestead Connection http://simple.harry.zone/linux/homestead_connect.png

but i am facing the below issue

Homestead Issue http://simple.harry.zone/linux/homestead_issue.png


Here are the details as requested by Gerath in the comments below

1 : The server is running in localhost, only

2.) The homestead server is using 33060 port virtually ( 3306 as guest, and 33060 as host )

3.) I am not sure

4.) he username and password for databases is homestead / secret which is default in laravel homestead .

Here is the details for pt 1 and 2

Homestead Port http://simple.harry.zone/linux/homestead_port.png

  • Have you tried the 4 points in the popup window? What was the outcome? You don't have a specific question here (they end in question marks - ?) Also Plz Plz help me !!! doesn't help :-) Jun 12, 2016 at 10:47
  • Hey @garethTheRed, i have edited the details , plz see
    – Harry
    Jun 12, 2016 at 14:09

1 Answer 1


I Solved the problem myself , the mistake was that i was not running it as adminstrator

sudo mysql-workbench

worked perfectly for me !

  • You may find that you can connect as a normal user if you follow this answer: dba.stackexchange.com/a/3496. I haven't got mysql-workbench on my laptop, so I can't check for you. Jun 12, 2016 at 17:32

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