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Security in MySQL  /  ...  /  MySQL Enterprise Firewall System Variables

7.6.4.3 MySQL Enterprise Firewall System Variables

MySQL Enterprise Firewall supports the following system variables. Use them to configure firewall operation. These variables are unavailable unless the firewall is installed (see Section 7.6.2, “Installing or Uninstalling MySQL Enterprise Firewall”).

  • mysql_firewall_mode

    Property Value
    Command-Line Format --mysql-firewall-mode={OFF|ON}
    Introduced 5.7.9
    System Variable mysql_firewall_mode
    Scope Global
    Dynamic Yes
    Type Boolean
    Default Value ON

    Whether MySQL Enterprise Firewall is enabled (the default) or disabled.

  • mysql_firewall_trace

    Property Value
    Command-Line Format --mysql-firewall-trace={OFF|ON}
    Introduced 5.7.9
    System Variable mysql_firewall_trace
    Scope Global
    Dynamic Yes
    Type Boolean
    Default Value OFF

    Whether the MySQL Enterprise Firewall trace is enabled or disabled (the default). When mysql_firewall_trace is enabled, for PROTECTING mode, the firewall writes rejected statements to the error log.


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