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Re: iptables how to close mysql port 3306



On 4/3/06, A. Khattri <ajai bway net> wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Apr 2006, Ted Potter wrote:
>
> > To make it fun, no I can not install anything. No there is not gui.
> > Everthing I do must be from
> > the command line on the box. Bout the only blessing is I can ssh in to the
> > box as root.
> >
> > Thanks for any who care to play and share.
> >
> > PS
> >
> > I tried the following:
> >
> > iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -d 3306 -j REJECT
> >
> > then I see
> >
> > iptables --list
> > REJECT tcp -- anywhere 0.0.12.234 reject-wthi icmp-port-unreachable
> >
> > and I can still log on to the server remotely.
>
> Much easier to edit /etc/my.cnf and tell MySQL to not use networking
> (skip-networking) or tell it to listen on 127.0.0.1 (bind-address).


Thanks for the tip, however I can find no such file on the server. Darn it
that would of been a sweet fix.

Thank you !

Ted


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