Redefining –ssl option

[UPDATE:  Please see related post regarding oCERT assessment 2015-003.] MySQL clients have long had a –ssl option.  Casual users may think specifying this option will cause clients to secure connections using SSL.  That is not the case: D:\mysql-5.6.13-winx64>bin\mysql -uroot -P3307 –ssl Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g. Your MySQL connection … Continue reading Redefining –ssl option