Sunday, February 8, 2009

mysql problem : Unauthenticated Users

Bug #8945 unauthenticated user and server crash
Posted by: KimSeong Loh ()
Date: December 13, 2008 06:15AM

Probably your DNS settings.
MySQL server tries to contact the DNS for each connection to perform reverse DNS before it can authenticate the user, so if this takes a long time due to DNS issue, the users will stuck in the unauthenticated state for a longer period of time.

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