MySQL Enterprise Backup Fails with "Connection using old (pre-4.1.1) authentication protocol refused" Warning (Doc ID 1930565.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2015

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.10 to 3.10 [Release 3.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 mysqlbackup fails to establish connection to mysql server with user who using mysql_old_password plugin(password of length 16) .

How to repeat :

1. Create a user using old password in MySQL 5.6:

 

Cause

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