Connect to Amazon RDS with Entity Framework


I’m running a RDS MySQL server and is moving my current environment to this.
I can connect fine with MySQL Workbench, but I’m getting the following, when trying to connect trough my .NET application with Entity Framework:

My connectionstring looks like this:

As I can connect in MySQL Workbench, I believe the Security Settings on AWS is correct.
Hopefully some of you can point me in the right direction.


Turns out, that if you leave the portnumber out of the connectionstring everything works out just fine.
I think it’s getting too late.
At least I hope this helps someone 🙂

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