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MySQL Authentication using Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) on Linux Platforms (Doc ID 1358402.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server x86-64 (AMD Opteron Architecture)
Oracle Enterprise Linux 4.0
SUSE \ UnitedLinux x86-64
Linux x86-64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
Linux Itanium
Linux x86
Generic Linux


Explain PAM authentication implementations, limitations and procedures with Linux

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Which Linux distributions support PAM implementations that work with MySQL PAM Authentication?
 Which PAM modules have been tested to work with MySQL PAM authentication?
 How do I Implement PAM Authentication for MySQL on Linux?
 How can I tell if an authentication issue is in PAM or in the MySQL service?
 How can I get PAM authentication to work on Linux?
 Debian/Ubuntu Distributions
 Oracle/Redhat/SuSE/CentOS Distributions

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