MySQL provides client installation packages for different OSs on its official website. MySQL 5.6 is used as an example. Click here to download the MySQL 5.6 client installation package or click here to download other versions of the packages. The following procedure uses Red Hat Linux OS as an example to illustrate how to obtain the required installation package and install the MySQL client.
Find the link to the required version on the download page. MySQL-client-5.6.31-1.el6.x86_64.rpm is used as an example in the following figure.
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When you create an ECS, select an OS, such as Red Hat 6.6, and bind an EIP to it. Then, upload the installation package to the ECS using a remote tool, and use PuTTY to connect to the ECS.
sudo rpm -ivh MySQL-client-5.6.31-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
rpm -ivh --replacefiles MySQL-client-5.6.31-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
rpm -ivh --nodeps MySQL-client-5.6.31-1.el6.x86_64.rpm