Authenticators for MariaDB MaxScale 6

Overview

MariaDB MaxScale 6 uses Authenticators to authenticate clients that connect to Listeners using the MariaDB protocol. MariaDB MaxScale 6 supports multiple Authenticators that handle different authentication methods.

Reference material is available for MariaDB MaxScale 6.

MariaDB MaxScale 6 Authenticators

The following Authenticators are supported by MariaDB MaxScale 6:

Method

Authenticator

Type

Server Plugin

Description

GSSAPI

gssapiauth

Front-end

gssapi.

Authenticates client connections using a GSSAPI authentication service. Used for listener objects.

PAM

pamauth

Front-end

pam

Authenticates client connections using a Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) service. Used for listener objects.

To see Authenticators supported in other versions, see "Authenticators by MariaDB MaxScale Version".