The MySQL Utilities Team is pleased to announce a new release that contains our newest features – SSL and configuration file support. These were added to release-1.5.0-alpha.
How can I make a secure connection to my server via Utilities?
Use the new SSL command-line options that are available for all utilities:
–ssl-ca : The path to a file that contains a list of trusted SSL certificate authorities.
–ssl-cert : The name of the SSL certificate file to use for establishing a secure connection.
–ssl-key : The name of the SSL key file to use for establishing a secure connection.
Then just specify the appropriate values on the command-line with any other parameters.
How can I use configuration files?
If typing all of those SSL options seems tedious, you can specify this[Read more...]