HomeManualsHOW TO[How To] Configuring MySQL to listen localhost only. [How To] Configuring MySQL to listen localhost only. HOW TO Manuals September 16, 2011 0 Gevorg G. Harutyunyan MySQL Edit the MySQL configuration file. Configuration file can be found in /etc/my.cnf or /etc/mysql/my.cnf. Add or edit following row: bind-address=127.0.0.1 Restart the database server. $ sudo /etc/init.d/mysql restart Tweet Pin It No Responses Typo3 Install with Downloaded Version (More Up-to-Date) | TechStuff March 9, 2013 Reply […] see picture above) and maybe make the MySQL Server listen to the local host only, see for example http://linuxconfig.net/manual-howto/databases/how-to-setup-mysql-listen-on-localhost-only.html or http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Postfix-Cyrus-Web-cyradm-HOWTO/mysql-config.html (both not […] Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.