Database Account LDAP Authentication


MariaDB SkySQL supports database account LDAP authentication as an option:

  • This feature is not enabled by default. By default, database users are authenticated against the database.

  • When enabled, users are authenticated using LDAP authentication via PAM.

  • Anonymous LDAP bind is not currently supported. Bind DN and password are required.

  • Database Account LDAP Authentication is available to Power Tier customers.


  • Distributed Transactions

  • Multi-Node Analytics

  • Replicated Transactions

  • Single Node Analytics

  • Single Node Transactions

Enable Database Account LDAP Authentication

  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.