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Master Note for MySQL Authentication Components/Plugins (Doc ID 2721816.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2021

Applies to:

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

Purpose

 Provide a simple index into knowledge documents related to various authentication components and plugins used within the MySQL Server product range.

Scope

 Although the focus is on the MySQL product range, due to the nature of client/server architecture and authentication protocols, there will be other areas that may be covered, but only as needed.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
  Background
 The MySQL Server Reference Manual
 No-Login Plugin
 PAM Plugin
 Windows Native Plugin
 LDAP Plugins
 Client Plugins
 Special Authentication
 Troubleshooting

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