How to connect SQL databases using an SSH Tunnel

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Which SQL Data Sources can connect using an SSH Tunnel?

It is currently possible to connect MySQL, PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server Data Sources using an SSH Tunnel. 

How to connect SQL Data Sources using an SSH Tunnel

    SSH Tunnels are available for users on a Business plan or a paid Agency plan. SSH Tunnels are not available for users on a trial.

 Email with the following information:

  • SSH hostname/IP for the SSH Tunnel
  • SSH username for the SSH Tunnel
  • Hostname/IP inside the network where Database is accessible
  • Database port
  • SSH port

   Once you receive our reply install the SSH key that has been provided by us and contact us back at when this is complete.


 Once we receive this information, we will create the SSH public/ private key. We will send the public key back to you when this is complete. At this point, we will provide information on Port and Host.


 Once the steps above are completed, you will be able to connect your SQL database with Databox. Learn more about how to connect your database using MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Microsoft SQL.

Pro Tip: In order to establish the connection, you will need to allow remote connections from Databox’s public IP ( to your database. 
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