Fixing MySQL Error 1153 – Got a packet bigger than ‘max_allowed_packet’ bytes


To fix, “MySQL Error 1153 – Got a packet bigger than ‘max_allowed_packet’ bytes” on Ubuntu edit your /etc/mysql/mysql.conf.d/mysqld.cnf.

sudo nano /etc/mysql/mysql.conf.d/mysqld.cnf

Once you have opened the file, increase the max_allowed_packet to a value that works for your environment. For example, in a local development environment, 100M can work.


Then restart MySQL.

sudo service mysql restart



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