MYSQLADMIN

NAME
OPTION SYNOPSIS
OPTION DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
COMMAND SYNOPSIS
COMMANDS
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

NAME

mysqladmin [OPTIONS] command command.... − A utility for performing administrative operations

OPTION SYNOPSIS

mysqladmin [−#|−−debug= logfile] [−f|−−force] [−?|−−help] [--character-sets-dir=directory] [−C|−−compress] [−h|−−host=[#]] [−p[pwd]] [−−password=[pwd]] [−P|−−port= pnum] [−i|−−sleep= sec] [−E|−−vertical] [−s|−−silent] [−S|−−socket= #] [−r|−−relative] [−t|−−timeout= #] [−u|−−user= uname] [−v|−−verbose] [−V|−−version] [−w|−−wait[=retries]]

OPTION DESCRIPTION

You can get a list of the options your version of mysqladmin supports by executing mysqladmin −−help

OPTIONS

−#|−−debug=logfile

Output debug log. Often this is ’d:t:o,filename‘

−f|−−force

Don’t ask for confirmation on drop database; with multiple commands, continue even if an error occurs

−?|−−help

Display help and exit

--character-sets-dir=directory

Set the character set directory

−C|−−compress

Use compression in server/client protocol

−h|−−host=hostname

Connect to host

−p|−−password[=pwd]

Password to use when connecting to server If password is not given it’s asked from the tty

−P|−−port=pnum

Port number to use for connection

−i|−−sleep=sec

Execute commands again and again with a sleep between

−r|−−relative

Show difference between current and previous values when used with -i extended-status

−E|−−vertical

Print output vertically. Is similar to --relative, but prints output vertically.

−s|−−silent

Silently exit if one can’t connect to server

−S|−−socket=file

Socket file to use for connection

−t|−−timeout=sec

Timeout for connection to the mysqld server

−u|−−user=uname

User for login if not current user

−v|−−verbose

Write more information

−V|−−version

Output version information and exit

−w|−−wait

Wait and retry if connection is down

COMMAND SYNOPSIS

MySQLADMIN [create databasename ] [drop databasename] [extended-status] [flush-hosts] [flush-logs] [flush-tables] [flush-privileges] [ kill id,id,... ] [password new-password ] [ping] [processlist] [reload] [refresh] [shutdown] [slave-start] [slave-stop] [status] [variables] [version]

COMMANDS

Where command is a one or more of: (Commands may be shortened)

create databasename

Create a new database

drop databasename

Delete a database and all its tables

extended-status

Gives an extended status message from the server

flush-hosts

Flush all cached hosts

flush-logs

Flush all logs

flush-status

Clear status variables

flush-tables

Flush all tables

flush-threads

Flush the thread cache

flush-privileges

Reload grant tables (same as reload)

kill id,id,...

Kill mysql threads

password new-password

Change old password to new-password

ping

Check if mysqld is alive

processlist

Show list of active threads in server

reload

Reload grant tables

refresh

Flush all tables and close and open logfiles

shutdown

Take server down

status

Gives a short status message from the server

variables

Prints variables available

version

Get version info from server

SEE ALSO

isamchk (1), isamlog (1), mysqlaccess (1), mysqladmin (1), mysqlbug (1), mysqld (1), mysqldump (1), mysqlshow (1), msql2mysql (1), perror (1), replace (1), safe_mysqld (1), which1 (1), zap (1),

AUTHOR

Ver 1.0, distribution 3.23.29a Michael (Monty) Widenius (monty@tcx.se), TCX Datakonsult AB (http://www.tcx.se). This software comes with no warranty. Manual page by L. (Kill-9) Pedersen (kill-9@kill-9.dk), Mercurmedia Data Model Architect / system developer (http://www.mercurmedia.com)