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MySQL 8.4 Reference Manual  /  ...  /  Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Connections for Distributed Recovery

20.6.3.2 Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Connections for Distributed Recovery

Important

When using the MySQL communication stack (group_replication_communication_stack=MYSQL) AND secure connections between members (group_replication_ssl_mode is not set to DISABLED), the security settings discussed in this section are applied not just to distributed recovery connections, but to group communications between members in general. See Section 20.6.1, “Communication Stack for Connection Security Management”.

Whether the distributed recovery connection is made using the standard SQL client connection or a distributed recovery endpoint, to configure the connection securely, you can use Group Replication's dedicated distributed recovery SSL options. These options correspond to the server SSL options that are used for group communication connections, but they are only applied for distributed recovery connections. By default, distributed recovery connections do not use SSL, even if you activated SSL for group communication connections, and the server SSL options are not applied for distributed recovery connections. You must configure these connections separately.

If a remote cloning operation is used as part of distributed recovery, Group Replication automatically configures the clone plugin's SSL options to match your settings for the distributed recovery SSL options. (For details of how the clone plugin uses SSL, see Configuring an Encrypted Connection for Cloning.)

The distributed recovery SSL options are as follows: