Mysql_upgrade: [ERROR] Unknown Option '--enable-cleartext-plugin'

(Doc ID 2363136.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2018

Applies to:

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

Goal

If enable-cleartext-plugin exists in the my.cnf file, the mysql_upgrade receives:

What is the reason and how to proceed?

Solution

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