[rt-users] Connecting to remote MySQL via SSL

Nathan Cutler presnypreklad at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 04:59:27 EST 2015

I have been tasked with migrating our RT database (MySQL) to a remote
server, connection between RT and the database server must be SSL

I see at [1] that DBD::mysql supports SSL, but the RT documentation
[2] seems to imply that RT only supports SSL with PostgreSQL:


    If you're using PostgreSQL and have compiled in SSL support, set
$DatabaseRequireSSL to 1 to turn on SSL communication with the

What is the status of out-of-the-box support for SSL with MySQL in RT 4.2?


[1] https://metacpan.org/pod/DBD::mysql#mysql_ssl
[2] https://www.bestpractical.com/docs/rt/4.2/RT_Config.html#DatabaseRequireSSL

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