Tag: MySQL and MariaDB authentication

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MySQL and MariaDB authentication against pam_unix

The PAM authentication plug-in is an extension included in MySQL Enterprise Edition (since 5.5) and in MariaDB (since 5.2). MySQL authentication against pam_unix Check if plug-in is available: # ll lib/plugin/auth*so -rwxr-xr-x 1 mysql mysql 42937 Sep 18 2015 lib/plugin/authentication_pam.so -rwxr-xr-x 1 mysql mysql 25643 Sep 18 2015 lib/plugin/auth.so -rwxr-xr-x 1 mysql mysql 12388 Sep …