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rickzipser
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connecting to

Post by rickzipser » Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:24 pm

i am running mysql 8,0 on my server pc
when trying to connect to the server i get thw following message:

A problem occurred while attempting to connect to the server.: authentication method 'caching_sha2_password' not supported by any of the available plugins

Users are using standard authentication.

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Re: connecting to

Post by VueSoft » Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:14 pm

I believe the problem you’re seeing is due to the version of MySQL Server you’ve installed. I’d recommend uninstalling version 8.0, and installing version 5.7.22.1 as documented in the instructions linked below:
https://www.vueminder.com/blog/post/how ... d-contacts
Dan Chartrand, Founder
VueSoft LLC | St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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