[theforum] weo white screen of death...

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Wed Nov 15 08:40:41 CST 2006

John Handelaar wrote:
> 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.

If that's where the bulk of the hits are coming from, I agree.  It sucks,
but if it'll help ...

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