Ok, I created the file and I looked and see absolutely nothing
about the bad connection attempt, only good ones.
I've posted it to :
does anyone see anything that would give any clues?
> When I suggested to create a trace file, I wanted to find the place
> where mysqld hangs. In my opinion, it is possible. You should
> research the last entries at the end of the trace file (using tail,
> for example) after mysql has hung. I'm not sure if we are able to find
> any clues in the trace files when using clients with a good reverse.
> Tuc at T-B-O-H <ml@stripped> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I hacked the Makefile so that it would recompile it with
> > -debug on the version. I started it with "--debug" as part of the
> > extra args passed to safe_mysqld. It started, and created a
> > /tmp/mysqld.trace where its logging to.
> > So far, no one with a broken reverse DNS has tried to
> > contact the server.... However, me with a good reverse but no
> > authority via the /etc/hosts.allow has gone against it 5 or
> > 6 times, and the log doesn't even show any evidence.
> > If it isn't showing any sort of logging of my illegal
> > attempt, I'm concerned it will not show any attempts from the
> > hosts that are causing the problems.
> > Thanks, Tuc