This connection type allows MySQL Workbench to connect to MySQL Server using a socket or pipe.
The unique textfield here is Socket/Pipe
Path. The name of the socket or pipe is entered here.
If the textfield is left blank the default socket or pipe name is
used. The default pipe name on Microsoft Windows is
MySQL. On UNIX the default socket name is
Ths option can be seen in the following screenshot:
The only option available in this tab is Use ANSI quoutes to quote identifiers. This option was discussed in Section 6.1.1, “Standard TCP/IP Connection”.