Friday, June 5, 2020

How to make MySQL public access from aws server ?

If you're reading this article you've probably attempted to access the phpMyAdmin link in XAMPP only to receive the following "Forbidden Access" error:

When you try to access through ip:

This article will show you how to fix this issue on Mac. If you're using a PC the solution is the same but navigating the steps will look a little different on your computer.

I am using a MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave v.10.14.6

Before we get started make sure you have completed the following:
  • Installed and opened XAMPP
  • Started running your stack services: ProFTPD, Apache, and MySQL

How to Fix XAMPP Error 403

Step 1: Open Volumes tab in XAMPP app
Step 2: Goto the Config -> httpd-xampp.conf -> then go to below block of code:

Alias /phpmyadmin "C:/xampp/phpMyAdmin/"
    <Directory "C:/xampp/phpMyAdmin">
        AllowOverride AuthConfig
        Require local // change to Require all granted
        ErrorDocument 403 /error/XAMPP_FORBIDDEN.html.var


Yuck! during development and seeing unforced/unwanted errors… after all a few mins R&D and research , i got a solution at two different websites … but individually they were bit incomplete and on combining both solutions , i got the issue resolved 🙂


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