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Re: Error No 1251: Client does not support authentication protocol requested by server
Posted by: Ron Mey-Ami
Date: October 05, 2006 06:29AM

MySQL 4.1 saw an updated password-hashing mechanism for increased security.

You have 2 options to resolve this:

Update the client/PHP libraries


log into mysql and change the password to use the old algorithm:

SET PASSWORD FOR 'username'@'hostname' = OLD_PASSWORD('mypassword');

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