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MySQL Workbench Release Notes  /  Changes in MySQL Workbench 8.0  /  Changes in MySQL Workbench 8.0.27 (2021-10-19, General Availability)

Changes in MySQL Workbench 8.0.27 (2021-10-19, General Availability)

Functionality Added or Changed

  • The linked OpenSSL library for MySQL Workbench has been updated to version 1.1.1l. Issues fixed in the new OpenSSL version are described at and (Bug #33309907)

  • Libxml2 was updated to version 2.9.11 with this release. (Bug #32993810)

  • All editions of MySQL Workbench and the bundled libraries were updated to use SQLite 3.36.0. (Bug #32765056)

  • MySQL Workbench now supports the following new connection methods for use with LDAP pluggable authentication and Kerberos pluggable authentication:

    • The LDAP User/Password connection method for simple LDAP authorization on Linux and Windows hosts.

    • The LDAP Sasl/Kerberos connection method, which uses GSSAPI/Kerberos to authenticate users and passwords on Linux hosts.

    • The Native Kerberos connection method, using authentication tokens generated by the kinit command, on Linux and Windows hosts.

    The new authentication-based connection methods are not supported on macOS hosts. For requirement and setup information, see LDAP and Kerberos Connection Methods. (WL #13336)