updated mysql to 5.6 now i have mysql login problems on ssh

kmap

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ERROR 2049 (HY000): Connection using old (pre-4.1.1) authentication protocol refused (client option 'secure_auth' enabled)

mysql works for site but the ssh does not allow me login to mysql ,I get above error
 

cPanelPeter

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Hello,

To correct this you will need to either update the password schema for the user or drop and recreate the user. Before doing any changes it is always a good idea to have backups just in case something was to go wrong.

The following documentation has clear steps on how to solve this.