[Tutor] Error connecting to MySQL from Python script

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Fri Jan 25 12:50:43 CET 2008

Kamal wrote:
> I have the MySQL Server (5.0.51) running on Windows XP machine, when I 
> try to connect to this server with a Python script, it gives the below 
> error. Wondering why is it happening?
> _mysql_exceptions.Operational
> Error: (1251, 'Client does not support authentication protocol requested 
> by server; consider upgrading MySQL client')

What version of what client are you using? Have you considered upgrading it?


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