Originally Posted by falko
MySQL is bound to listen only on 123.456.789.10 whereas ISPConfig tries to connect to MySQL on 127.0.0.1 to see if it's still running. Either change the IP address to 127.0.0.1 in /etc/mysql/my.cnf, or comment out the bind-address line. In both cases, restart MySQL afterwards.
No, ISPConfig doesn't touch /etc/mysql/my.cnf. You can have a look at the ISPConfig sources.
I believe you.
But maybe then he just didn't complain before.