Connect to remote DB via ssh tunneling

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The DB you want to connect to is on a remote server and cannot be accessed directly from the outside, but you do have ssh access to the remote server.


First, open a terminal window and run the following command (keep it open while you want to maintain the connection to the DB):

ssh -L localhost:<local_port>:<remote_db_host>:<remote_db_port> <remote_ssh_user>@<remote_ssh_host> [-i <permission_file>.pem]

Then, you connect to the DB at localhost:<local_port> and the remote DB credentials.

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