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MySQL 8.0 Reference Manual  /  ...  /  Authentication Plugins

Pre-General Availability Draft: 2017-05-25

7.5.1 Authentication Plugins

The following sections describe pluggable authentication methods available in MySQL and the plugins that implement these methods. For general discussion of the authentication process, see Section 7.3.9, “Pluggable Authentication”.

The default plugin is mysql_native_password unless the default_authentication_plugin system variable is set otherwise.


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