Can I run a shell on the MySQL server?


The MySQL server ( does not provide shell access.  If you try to telnet, rlogin, or ssh to, it will be rejected.  The only type of shell access is provided by the command mysql on a unix host such as guru, or if you have your own copy on another host.  Even then, it must originate from a host in the domain. 


Information on accessing your MySQL database from expert or mentor can be found in the article How do I log into my Purdue MySQL account?.


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