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From:Sasha Pachev Date:February 27 2004 8:11pm
Subject:Re: wierd error message from mysqld
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Brent Bailey wrote:
> Hello,
>  Im running mysql on a Freebsd 4.9.. In going through my logs this 
>  morning I saw this error. I find it odd that mysqd would try to open 
>  the /etc/hosts.allow file .. this makes me think that someone issued 
>  the command through mysql .with that in mind.
>   
>  1. Is there a way to get mysqld to log to a specific file ?
>   
>  2. Does the below error mean that someone tried to access these files 
>  via mysql commands ?
>  
>  
>  Feb 25 13:44:14 xxx mysqld[175]: warning: /etc/hosts.allow, line 59: 
> cannot open /etc/hosts.allow: Permission denied 
> Feb 25 13:44:14 xxx mysqld[175]: warning: /etc/hosts.allow, line 59: 
> cannot open /etc/hosts.deny: Permission denied

mysqld can legitimately want access to /etc/hosts.allow if it is compiled with 
libwrap support.

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Sasha Pachev
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wierd error message from mysqldBrent Bailey27 Feb
  • Re: wierd error message from mysqldSasha Pachev27 Feb