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Old 10-12-2003, 08:16 PM   #1
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Hello all!

I recently got mysql running on my box for my sites.

But it seems to be listening a remote port I dont know why.

How can I set the daemon strictly local?

Thanks alot!
 
Old 10-13-2003, 01:55 AM   #2
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You can launch mysqld with the --skip-networking switch, effectively stopping TCP/IP access to the database and only allowing local UNIX sockets.

I believe many applications - such as PHP MySQL access - use local TCP/IP networking, meaning that if you turn off listening to TCP ports these applications will fail.

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