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MySQL failing , not connecting to database and "Connection for controluser as defined in your configuration failed" in phpmyadmin

  • Posted December 2, 2014

From time to time something goes wrong with MySQL, I get the above error and no databases will connect.

The only way I can fix it is by running

“sudo shutdown -r now”

Has anyone any suggestions for fixing this issue, or getting the cause of it? I found this thread but no luck there…

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/can-t-connect-to-mysql-connection-for-controluser-as-defined-in-your-configuration-failed

Im running Ubuntu 14.04

Thank you!

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