How to Fix Error Forcing close of thread 310 user: 'root' in MySQL?

Problem Statement

MySQL server keeps on shutting down.

Error Message

C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5\bin\mysqld: Forcing close of thread 310 user: 'root'


You can resolve this issue by increasing maximum connection to MySQL server.

  1. Login to MySQL server and navigate to /etc/my.cnf file.
  2. Find & increase max_connections value and save the my.conf file.
  3. Restart MySQL service.

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