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Sorry for the vague title, but here's my problem.

I connect to my database in MySQL Workbench using the following method : TCP/IP over SSH

However, when I try to set up the DSN on Windows 7 via:

Control Panel -> Administrative Tools ->Data Sources (ODBC)

It won't connect. My other databases that connect in MySQL Workbench using Standard TCP/IP are able to connect when I set up the DSN on Windows, but I think the SSH is throwing it off.

Could someone please let me know if it's possible to set up a DSN on windows using a connection that uses SSH?

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In case anyone else has this question in the future, I just figured out that you need an SSH client like putty to do this.

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Can you tell me how to acheive that with putty?? –  user10446 Jul 27 '12 at 4:16
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