Currently diving into the world of Kubernetes and thought I’d set up a managed database on Digital Ocean while I’m at it. I’ve set up Ghost no problem, and am trying to get it to use a MySQL database rather than it’s default SQLite. So I’ve entered in my host and credentials for my DO database cluster but get the following error when trying to start Ghost:
ER_NOT_SUPPORTED_AUTH_MODE: Client does not support authentication protocol requested by server; consider upgrading MySQL client
From what I’ve read Ghost doesn’t support the new authentication in MySQL 8. From what I understand I would need to change the authentication type for my MySQL user from
mysql_old_password. Is this possible?
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