[theforum] weo white screen of death...

John Handelaar john at userfrenzy.com
Wed Nov 15 06:15:56 CST 2006

Martin Burns wrote:
> Have been getting this a few times lately:
> Warning: mysql_connect(): Too many connections in /store/host/ 
> www.evolt.org/includes/database.mysql.inc on line 31
> Too many connections
> Now I know we're getting hit by spammers like you wouldn't believe  
> (120 pages of log just for spammish accesses in the last 8 hrs...),  
> but this isn't good, particularly as we're supposedly caching.
> Time to break out the Throttle module?

This may not go down as a popular suggestion,
but...  perhaps it's time to break out iptables
and blackhole the country they're coming from.

John Handelaar

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