question about limiting number of mysql connection
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  1. Wojciech Babicz
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On one of my server someone account have been broken.

In about 3minutes I have in my MySQL logs errors in connection to database using user \"root\".
All connection are fr om localhost. But in MySQL log I can\'t see which user (account) is trying to connect do mySQL server as \"root\"
I about 3 minutes I had over 800 000 connection do MySQL - all of them was failed.

But this failed connection made the DoS on my MySQL server ... becouse of number of connections

Question:

If I will limit number of connection per LVE/account - is DBGovernor limiting real user account or only \"login\" or \"prefix\" of MySQL user ?
If I enable such lim it in DBGovernor is it possible to truncate such attack like I write above ?

WB
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  1. 19.04.2014 08:04:52
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MySQL allows to limit noumber of connections.
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