Ulf Wendel

MySQL 5.6: SHA256 secure password support for PHP mysqlnd

2012/11/06 - by admin - 0 comments

Pluggable Authentication is one of the many new MySQL 5.6 features. Pluggable authentication adds a capability to use external authentication services (PAM, Windows login IDs, LDAP, Kerberos, …) but also introduces built-in strong SHA-256 hashing for passwords. The SHA-256 Authentication … Continue reading