When I run PHP’s
mysqli_connect() to connect to a newly created MySQL 8 database cluster I get the following error:
PHP Warning: mysqli_connect(): The server requested authentication method unknown to the client [caching_sha2_password] in /path/to/test.php on line 2 PHP Warning: mysqli_connect(): (HY000/2054): The server requested authentication method unknown to the client in /path/to/test.php on line 2
The password encryption I’m using for this user is “Legacy – MySQL 5.x” but that’s not helping.
In https://stackoverflow.com/q/50026939/569976 the poster mentions modifying the “MySQL Server ini file” but as this is a managed DB instance I can’t modify the ini file (not that it’s clear if that’d even help anyway)
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