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caching_sha2_password Support for ProxySQL Is Finally Available!

ProxySQL recently released version 2.6.0, and going through the release notes, I focused on the following:Added support for caching_sha2_password!This is great news for the community! The caching_sha2_password authentication method for frontend connections is now available. This has been a long-awaited feature …Why?Because in MySQL 8, caching_sha2_password has been the default authentication method. Starting from MySQL […]

How caching_sha2_password leaks passwords

Oracle recently announced a new authentication plugin: caching_sha2_password. This was added in 8.0.4, the second release candidate for MySQL 8.0. The new plugin is also made the default (can be configured by changing default_authentication_plugin.

Why? Phasing out SHA1

As Oracle said in the blog post to annouce this change they want to move to a more secure hashing algorithm (SHA256). Which I think is a good reason to do this.

Adding salt

Adding a …

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