…to authenticate users in Percona Sever. Percona Server comes with PAM authentication plugin, which allows you to do a lot of cool things, such as: OS authentication, LDAP authentication, even RSA Secure Server authentication (which is useful if you are required a PCI-compliance), and use Google Authenticator, which is the topic of this post.
With two-factor authentication a user is required to enter not only password, but to have an additional security token, which in the case with …
…actually correct it is to bounce MySQL yet again, since the only way for changes to the PAM limits files to get refreshed are via the start of a new session (such as logging out and logging back in). If we have a high-traffic MySQL server with a very large InnoDB buffer pool, having to bounce mysqld a second time could mean further minutes or hours of unacceptable performance degradation while the buffer pool warms up. If only we had a way to modify these resource limits on the fly, without …
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…include a numbers of plugins in Percona PAM authentication plugin or the HandlerSocket interface. If you have some custom authentication, auditing, or storage engine needs, we can help. It also might be more cost advantageous for you to work with us to implement the extra features from you need for your business rather than suffer from proprietary license lock-in.such as the
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Month was a busy month in Percona with a lot of great questions asked and most answered. It is great to see both independent community and Forums employees participating in discussion. Thank you. Here are some things you would learn from following Percona in August:
PAM authentication plugin was in different directories in 32bit and 64bit binary tarballs. Bug fixed # 1007271 ( Ignacio Nin ).
Querying I S.GLOBAL TEMPORARY TABLES or TEMPORARY TABLES would crash threads working with temporary tables. Bug fixed # 951588 ( Laurynas Biveinis ).
mysqld crash message wasn't pointing to # 1007254 ( Vadim Tkachenko ).bugtracker. Bug fixed
If the tablespace has been created with5.0 …
Percona PAM authentication plugin has now been integrated into the .
Percona Server has implemented variable `enforce_storage_engine` which can be used for enforcing the use of a specific storage engine.
New column, TOTAL CONNECTIONS SSL, has been added in the CLIENT STATISTICS, THREAD STATISTICS and USER STATISTICS tables in the INFORMATION SCHEMA database.
A Server acting as a replication slave with the query cache enabled …
We are pleased to announce availability of an early access version of Percona's PAM Authentication plugin for MySQL. This plugin supports MySQL-5.5.x, Percona Server 5.5.x and MariaDB 5.2.x. The PAM Authentication plugin can be used for:
MySQL authentication using operating system users (pam_unix)
MySQL authentication from LDAP server (pam_ldap)
authentication against RSA SecurID server
any other authentication methods that provides access via PAM
We name …