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Authentication Plugin ‘***’ Cannot Be Loaded: How MySQL Searches Client-Side Plugins

When MySQL client connects to the server it uses one of the authentication plugins. On the server-side, plugins are located in the directory, specified by the option plugin-dir that defaults to




  is the base directory of your MySQL installation. This perfectly works whenever you install MySQL using package manager, or from the Linux tarball.

However, authentication plugins should be also loaded on the client-side. If you installed MySQL into the custom location, you may end up with an error when trying to connect using any plugin requiring a separate client library.

For example, let’s set the …

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