Database Account Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)


MariaDB SkySQL supports database account 2FA (two-factor authentication) as an option:

  • This feature is not enabled by default. By default, database users are authenticated by single factor, password.

  • When enabled, users are authenticated by password and a second factor via PAM.

  • Database Account 2FA is available to Power Tier customers.


  • Distributed Transactions

  • Multi-Node Analytics

  • Replicated Transactions

  • Single Node Analytics

  • Single Node Transactions

Enable Database Account 2FA

  1. Launch the SkySQL service to be linked.

  2. Contact SkySQL Support to request database account 2FA:

    • Provide the SkySQL Service name.

  3. Additional instructions on configuration and usage are provided by SkySQL Support.