How do I connect to my Aptible database from outside Aptible?
Aptible databases are hosted inside a private subnet in the AWS cloud. As a result, they’re only accessible from a secure tunnel.
To connect to your Aptible database from outside Aptible’s private cloud, use the
aptible db:tunnel command:
1 aptible db:tunnel $DB_HANDLE
This will create a secure (SSH) tunnel to your database and print a local URL where you can connect to the database.
Open a separate terminal window and, depending on the database type:
Pass in the entire URL, e.g.
- Use the port, host, user, and password printed in the