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Native authentication - response challenge 32 bytes
Posted by: Andrew Gee
Date: March 10, 2021 09:35AM

According to the response challenge should be 20 bytes long.

However when I observe the packet Workbench, sends, it appears to be 32 bytes long.

Similar to this:


Other clients, such as Navicat appear to send 20 bytes (which is what I'd expect). Similar to this:


Why does this discrepancy exist? Is it something to do with the Hex() function that this document mentions:

How would you convert from the 20 byte format to the 32 byte format?

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