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Install and remove the data masking plugin

This feature was implemented in Percona Server for MySQL version Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.17-8.

The Percona Data Masking plugin is a free and Open Source implementation of the MySQL’s data masking plugin. Data Masking provides a set of functions to hide sensitive data with modified content.

Install the plugin

The following command installs the plugin and the functions:

INSTALL PLUGIN data_masking SONAME '';

Uninstall the plugin

Use the UNINSTALL PLUGIN statement and the DROP FUNCTION statement to disable and uninstall the plugin and then remove the functions.

UNINSTALL PLUGIN data_masking;

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Last update: 2023-09-26