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Activate SSL connection in MySQL

Secure connection? Today we will explore an interesting task about activating and using SSL connection in MySQL.
We will provide all necessary scripts and commands to re-play all steps.

So assume that we have CentOS 6.5 with OpenSSL and MySQL already installed:

[root@linuxsrv3 ~]# mysql --version
mysql  Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.6.17, for Linux (x86_64) using  EditLine wrapper

[root@linuxsrv3 ~]# mysql -u root -p
Enter password: 
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 2
Server version: 5.6.17-log MySQL Community Server (GPL)

[root@linuxsrv3 ~]# openssl version
OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013

[root@linuxsrv3 ~]# rpm -qf `which openssl`

Our test host is a Virtual Machine with static ip address:

The rest of contents of this article is quite straight just follow commands:

###  Create Environment ###
[root@linuxsrv3 ~]# …
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