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MySQL Enterprise Backup: How to Avoid Specifying the Password on the Command Line or Interactively When Executing mysqlbackup? (Doc ID 1997082.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 05, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.6 to 3.12 [Release 3.6 to 3.12]
MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 8.0 to 8.0 [Release 8.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Learn how to avoid specifying the password neither on the command line nor interactively.


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In this Document
 The auth_socket Authentication Plugin
 MySQL Configuration File
 Login Path
 MEB 3.12.2+ and 4.0.0+ Using the --password Option

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