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From:Paul DuBois Date:July 27 2002 1:05am
Subject:Re: security
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At 15:24 -0300 7/26/02, Anderson Pereira Ataides wrote:
>Why should I close port 3306 used by mysql? What would happen if a hacker use
>this port?

You may want to close it at your firewall, if you want to allow the server
to be used only by machines on the local side of the firewall.  That will
prevent anyone of the non-local side from connecting to the server and
possibly gaining access to your databases.

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>Anderson Pereira Ataides

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