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MySQL 5.5 Reference Manual  /  ...  /  Security-Related mysqld Options and Variables

6.1.4 Security-Related mysqld Options and Variables

The following table shows mysqld options and system variables that affect security. For descriptions of each of these, see Section 5.1.4, “Server Command Options”, and Section 5.1.5, “Server System Variables”.

Table 6.1 Security Option/Variable Summary

NameCmd-LineOption FileSystem VarStatus VarVar ScopeDynamic
automatic_sp_privileges  Yes GlobalYes
local_infile  Yes GlobalYes
old_passwords  Yes BothYes
secure-authYesYes  GlobalYes
- Variable: secure_auth  Yes GlobalYes
secure-file-privYesYes  GlobalNo
- Variable: secure_file_priv  Yes GlobalNo
skip-name-resolveYesYes  GlobalNo
- Variable: skip_name_resolve  Yes GlobalNo
skip-networkingYesYes  GlobalNo
- Variable: skip_networking  Yes GlobalNo
skip-show-databaseYesYes  GlobalNo
- Variable: skip_show_database  Yes GlobalNo

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