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After Enabling Audit Log Encryption With audit_log_encryption = AES, the Audit Log Plugin Fails to Initialize: "[ERROR] Plugin audit_log reported: 'No keyring plugin installed.'" (Doc ID 2270400.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2021

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
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After enabling audit log encryption with:



The audit_log_encryption option has been set to AES.


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