Using the MariaDB Audit Plugin with MySQL

Geoff MonteeMariaDB, MySQL, Security8 Comments

The MariaDB audit plugin is an audit plugin that is bundled with MariaDB server. However, even though it is bundled with MariaDB, the plugin is actually compatible with MySQL as well. In this blog post, I will describe how to install the plugin with MySQL. Install the plugin Unfortunately, neither MariaDB Corporation nor MariaDB Foundation currently distribute a standalone binary … Read More

Configuring LDAP Authentication and Group Mapping With MariaDB

Geoff MonteeMariaDB, MySQL, Security0 Comments

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In this blog post, I will demonstrate how to configure MariaDB to use LDAP authentication and group mapping. I have previously written blog posts about configuring PAM authentication and user mapping with MariaDB and configuring PAM authentication and group mapping with MariaDB. If you’ve read those blog posts, a lot of this information will be familiar to you. However, a … Read More