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Encrypt your –defaults-file

 | October 12, 2016 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Toolkit


This blog post will look how to use encryption to secure your database credentials. In the recent blog post Use MySQL Shell Securely from Bash, there are some good examples of how you might avoid using a ~/.my.cnf – but you still need to put that password down on disk in the script. MySQL 5.6.6 and later introduced […]

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