Security in MySQL

Abstract

This is the MySQL Security Guide extract from the MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual.

For legal information, see the Legal Notices.

For help with using MySQL, please visit either the MySQL Forums or MySQL Mailing Lists, where you can discuss your issues with other MySQL users.

Licensing information—MySQL 5.7.  This product may include third-party software, used under license. If you are using a Commercial release of MySQL 5.7, see the MySQL 5.7 Commercial Release License Information User Manual for licensing information, including licensing information relating to third-party software that may be included in this Commercial release. If you are using a Community release of MySQL 5.7, see the MySQL 5.7 Community Release License Information User Manual for licensing information, including licensing information relating to third-party software that may be included in this Community release.

Licensing information—MySQL Cluster.  This product may include third-party software, used under license. If you are using a Community release of NDB Cluster 7.5, see the MySQL NDB Cluster 7.5 Community Release License Information User Manual for licensing information relating to third-party software that may be included in this Community release.

Document generated on: 2018-04-23 (revision: 57145)


Table of Contents     [+/-]

Preface and Legal Notices
1 Security
2 General Security Issues     [+/-]
3 Postinstallation Setup and Testing     [+/-]
4 The MySQL Access Privilege System     [+/-]
5 MySQL User Account Management     [+/-]
6 Using Encrypted Connections     [+/-]
7 Security Plugins     [+/-]
A MySQL 5.7 FAQ: Security