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Enabling Binary Log Encryption (binlog_encryption) Fails with the Error: "ERROR 3794 (HY000): Unable to recover binlog encryption master key, please check if keyring plugin is loaded." (Doc ID 2494107.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to enable binary log encryption by setting the binlog_encryption variable to ON, it fails with the following error:

 

Changes

The binlog_encryption option has been enabled.

Cause

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