Bug #101949 Add rate-limit functionality to max_connect_errors
Submitted: 10 Dec 2020 8:25 Modified: 10 Dec 2020 8:30
Reporter: Daniël van Eeden (OCA) Email Updates:
Status: Verified Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server: Connection Handling Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version:8.0.22 OS:Any
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any

[10 Dec 2020 8:25] Daniël van Eeden

Now if max_connect_errors is hit a host is blocked manual action is needed to unlock.

However I think it would be better to either:
* Gradually slow down authentication when over `max_connect_errors`
* Automatically re-allow logins after a hold-down timer (e.g. 10m)

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[10 Dec 2020 8:30] MySQL Verification Team
Hello Daniël,

Thank you for the reasonable feature request!