Use the following outline to connect and begin querying the mySQL server from a Telnet. Remember that you cannot connect to your databases remotely due to security concerns, you can only connect from localhost.
1. Connect to the mySQL Server
servername:> mysql -u USERNAME -p
Enter Password: PASSWORD
2. Connect to the Database
mysql> use DATABASENAME;
3. Receiving Help
There is also an extensive online manual available.
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