You don't have to apologize my dude I appreciate any input. Gonna open up a
aws support ticket and see what they can tell me. How would I use the
MariaDB connector with guacamole tho? There's no Auth extension for Maria.

On Tue, Oct 23, 2018, 3:04 PM Nick Couchman <> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 3:32 PM doyouhas <> wrote:
>> I checked my cloudwatch logs. Nothing relating to this problem was logged
>> there. And as I stated in my previous post, on the instance where I've
>> installed guacamole, I installed the mysql client and can connect to the
>> database fine. I'm thinking it must have something to do with JDBC and AWS
>> RDS, bc when I install mysql server on a physical instance, it doesn't
>> have
>> this issue. But I'm not pro enough with java to understand this JDBC
>> failure.
> I'm guessing you're using a recent-ish version of the MySQL driver in your
> Guacamole instance?  According to Amazon's docs they recommend the MariaDB
> Connector/J JDBC connector for connecting to Aurora, but I'm guessing MySQL
> should work fine, too.  Also, looks like Aurora can be set up to use
> SSL/TLS - is that enabled/required/default on your Aurora instance?
> Sorry, trying to help but kind of shooting in the dark, here - I agree
> with the other folks that have responded that it really feels like some
> sort of network connectivity, firewall, or VDC configuration issue that is
> blocking the JDBC connection from hitting the Aurora instance.
> -Nick

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