MySQL WorkBench Data Export Generates Error when "Enable Cleartext Authentication" Enabled (Doc ID 2021750.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Workbench - Version 6.2 and later
MySQL Server - Version 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 6.2 version, Miscellaneous Workbench Problem

When attempting to use MySQL Workbench "Data Export" feature with the --enable-cleartext-plugin, it generated an error.
 

ERROR
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mysqldump: unknown option '--enable-cleartext-plugin' Operation failed with exitcode 2

Cause

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