X Plugin supports MySQL accounts created with the
Section 188.8.131.52, “Caching SHA-2 Pluggable Authentication” plugin.
You can use X Plugin to authenticate against such accounts
using non-SSL connections with
authentication and SSL connections with
Although the caching SHA-2 authentication plugin holds an
authentication cache, to use such accounts with X Plugin the
X Plugin authentication cache plugin named
mysqlx_cache_cleaner is used. Like
X Plugin, it is enabled by default.
Before you can use non-SSL connections to authenticate an account
which uses the
the account must have authenticated at least once over an SSL
connection to store the password in the X Plugin
authentication cache. This means that the first use of an account
must be done using an SSL connection with the X Plugin
authentication cache enabled. Once this initial authentication
over SSL has succeeded non-SSL connections can be used.