Why isn't MySQL Server 5.7 using SSL for localhost socket connections?

(Doc ID 2103717.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


I have SSL enabled on the MySQL server and I'm using --ssl-ca with the client, but when I connect with the mysql client locally, MySQL says my connection is not encrypted, why?


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