Re: server-side logging of query errors?
- Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:54:05 +0200 (CEST)
- From: Johan De Meersman <vegivamp@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: server-side logging of query errors?
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tomasz Chmielewski" <mangoo@xxxxxxxx>
>> It would be a mild security risk; a malicious
>> (or just stupid, see Hanlon's razor) user could spam your server with
>> malformed requests until the logging disk runs full, at which point
>> the daemon would suspend operations until space is freed.
> I don't think it's a valid argument - the same is true right now for
> "general query log". Any stupid/malicious user can produce loads of
> queries and fill the disk if one has "general query log" enabled.
> In short, anyone enabling any logging should consider what limitations
> it brings.
Including quite a bit of overhead, which is why its use is discouraged in production :-)
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