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MySQL 8.0.4 RC: auth_socket Users Beware!

The news that the latest MySQL 8.0.4 RC (release candidate) is available is indeed exciting. Unfortunately for users of the auth_socket plugin, dangers lie in wait!

Back in November 2015, I reported Failure of auth_socket authentication with sha256_password as default. This prevents users that identify with the


 plugin from logging in after SHA256 authentication has been made the default authentication method. With the …

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