Parameter wait_timeout Unaffected by Configuration Changes (Doc ID 1458405.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 and later
MySQL Workbench - Version 6.3 to 6.3 [Release 6.3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 The value of wait_timeout variable was changed in configuration file or at global level, but new connections still have different value.

Cause

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