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Restrict mysql to listen only on localhost (CentOS)

Stanislav KhromovStanislav Khromov

In /etc/my.cnf config file, under the [mysqld] line, add:

bind-address = 127.0.0.1

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  • Ralf
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    Ralf Ralf

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    this is only for localhost on IPv4. On IPv6 mysql will still listen an all configured IPv6 ip addresses