problem running mysqladmin flush-hosts
Problem running mysqladmin flush-hosts
If you get the following error, it means that mysqld has received many connect requests from the host 'host_name' that have been interrupted in the middle:
Host 'host_name' is blocked because of many connection errors.
Unblock with 'mysqladmin flush-hosts'
The number of interrupted connect requests permitted is determined by the value of the max_connect_errors system variable. After max_connect_errors failed requests, mysqld assumes that something is wrong (for example, that someone is trying to break in), and blocks the host from further connections until you execute a mysqladmin flush-hosts command or issue a FLUSH HOSTS statement.
By default, mysqld blocks a host after 10 connection errors. You can adjust the value by starting the server like this:
If you get this error message for a given host, you should first verify that there isn't anything wrong with TCP/IP connections from that host. If you are having network problems, it does you no good to increase the value of the max_connect_errors variable.