How to Configure MySQL Authentication to use LDAP Service via PAM (Doc ID 1371858.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 10, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
It is expected that a working LDAP service is already available on port 389 for the purposes of this example.


Goal

To authenticate MySQL accounts using the external PAM system which will allow the use of LDAP for managing the account details rather than the MySQL system.

Solution

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