If you would like to connect remotely to your MySQL or SQL Server database, you will need to create a new database with Allow Direct Database Access option.
And please note that you will need to set up the database from the beginning to enable remote access, it can not be added after database is set up. Set up a new database and set to use remote access and then migrate your data.
Below is the information on creating a database (MySQL or SQL Server) with remote access.
We’re creating a new SQL Server database in this article and you have to choose Yes in the Allow Direct Database Access option.
Note: it takes up to 1 hour to create a database and make everything updated.
After that, we can use external tools such as Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express or MySQL Query Browser to access and manage your database remotely.