Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.30-22 introduces a new authentication plugin, named authentication_fido. With this new plugin, it is possible to perform multi-factor authentication using hardware keys, or single-factor passwordless authentication with the same keys. This new plugin is in technical preview.
The plugin works exactly the same as the MySQL Enterprise FIDO authentication plugin, which is documented in detail in the official MySQL documentation and in the Percona Server for MySQL documentation
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