If MySQL 8.0 used, there is an error caused often when starting the CabloyJS backend service: nodejs.ER_NOT_SUPPORTED_AUTH_MODEError


Because MySQL 8.0 provides a new authentication plugin caching_sha2_password, however, the latest MySQL NodeJS module does not fully support the caching_sha2_password, resulting in the authentication error when connecting to the databse


For existing user

Modify the password of user root with mysql_native_password

ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY 'password';

For new user

Create a new user with mysql_native_password

CREATE USER 'newuser'@'%' IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY 'password';