Bug #89908 need a way to disable mysql_native_password authentication plugin
Submitted: 5 Mar 2018 10:16
Reporter: Shane Bester (Platinum Quality Contributor) Email Updates:
Status: Verified Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server: Pluggable Authentication Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version:5.7 OS:Any
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any

[5 Mar 2018 10:16] Shane Bester
We'd like a way to completely disable mysql_native_password from being used implicitly or explicitly when creating users.

"The server-side plugin is built into the server, need not be loaded explicitly, and cannot be disabled by unloading it."

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