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  1. C++ Driver
  2. CXX-1541

Handshake changes for SDAM and Auth

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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 3.4.0
    • Component/s: Implementation
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      Description

      tl;dr:

      • Monitoring-only sockets must not send SCRAM mechanism negotiation in isMaster and must not authenticate at all.
      • Non-monitoring sockets (e.g. connection pool or single-threaded client) do a "normal" handshake and authenticate if there are credentials.
      • An authentication error on a socket must close all (and only) non-monitoring sockets to the same server.

      Possible backward breaking change:

      • Some drivers were resetting a server's topology description to Unknown on an authentication error and should stop doing so. This means the topology will always be "correct" even when authentication fails.
      • It will no longer be possible for authentication errors to be masked as server selection errors.

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