Run phpMyAdmin with Amazon RDS on OS X


To connect to an Amazon RDS instance on OS X, do the following:

# cd to www root cd /Library/WebServer/Documents   # download and extract phpMyAdmin wget "" gunzip phpMyAdmin-3.5.3-all-languages.tar.gz tar xvf phpMyAdmin-3.5.3-all-languages.tar   # symlink to /phpmyadmin ln -s /Library/WebServer/Documents/phpMyAdmin-3.5.3-all-languages/ /Library/WebServer/Documents/phpmyadmin   # edit configuration cd phpmyadmin cp vim   # edit host: $cfg['Servers'][$i]['host'] = '';

Login to Amazon RDS admin ( ) and go to "DB Security Groups" to add a "CIDR/IP" with the ip address you'll be connecting from. (e.g. 12.34.567.89/32)

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