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  • ok. this has never happened before..

    My forums were fine all day. I go to check it before I go to bed for the night, and this is what I find on the main index.

    Warning: Too many connections in /home/critter/public_html/vbforums/admin/db_mysql.php on line 40

    Warning: MySQL Connection Failed: Too many connections in /home/critter/public_html/vbforums/admin/db_mysql.php on line 40

    There seems to have been a slight problem with the database.
    Please try again by pressing the refresh button in your browser.
    An E-Mail has been dispatched to our Technical Staff, who you can also contact if the problem persists.
    We apologise for any inconvenience.



    uh. what do I do? I downloaded the db_mysql.php to my desktop and went to line 40. this is what was on line 40 - -

    $this->link_id=mysql_connect($this->server,$this->user,$this->password);


    Please help.

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    MySQL has been set by your hosting provider to allow a maximum of connections at once to be open. Going over this it will return the error that has reached the max and won't open a new one. The error will disappear once users close connections (by parting the site).

    The best thing is to contact your hosting provider, request them at how high this is set and if they can raise it to prevent future errors and give more room for users to visit your web site.

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