Connection Attempt Using ODBC Version 5.2.5+ Shows Error : "Connection using old (pre-4.1.1) authentication protocol refused (client option 'secure_auth' enabled)" (Doc ID 1907017.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
MySQL Connectors - Version 5.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Connection attempt using ODBC shows error message in ODBC version 5.2.5 and above :

Connection using old (pre-4.1.1) authentication protocol refused (client option 'secure_auth' enabled)

Cause

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