Bug #22565 Support for Directory Services
Submitted: 21 Sep 2006 20:08 Modified: 22 Sep 2006 10:21
Reporter: Arjan Hulshoff Email Updates:
Status: Verified Impact on me:
None 
Category:MySQL Server: Security: Privileges Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version:5.2 OS:Any (All)
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any
Tags: authentication, directory services, roles
Triage: Triaged: D5 (Feature request)

[21 Sep 2006 20:08] Arjan Hulshoff
Description:
Maybe there could also be an implementation of roles and directory services in version 5.2. So Active Directory or LDAP can be used. It certainly would make life of administrators easier.

How to repeat:
[22 Sep 2006 10:21] Valeriy Kravchuk
Thank you for a reasonable feature request.
[27 Feb 2014 10:00] Daniƫl van Eeden
I believe this feature was implemented with pam and windows authentication in 5.5

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/pam-authentication-plugin.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/windows-authentication-plugin.html