Options for mariadb-show & mysqlshow in 10.5 ES¶

The mariadb-show utility is the newer name for mysqlshow, though you can still run it using either name.

Option

Description

--character-sets-dir (-c)

Directory for character set files.

--compress (-C)

Use compression in server/client protocol.

--count

Show number of rows per table (may be slow for non-MyISAM tables).

--debug (-#)

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

--debug-check

Check memory and open file usage at exit.

--debug-info

Print some debug info at exit.

--default-auth

Default authentication client-side plugin to use.

--default-character-set

Set the default character set.

--defaults-extra-file

Read this file after the global files are read.

--defaults-file

Only read default options from the given file #.

--defaults-group-suffix

Additionally read default groups with # appended as a suffix.

--help (-?)

Display this help and exit.

--host (-h)

Connect to host.

--keys (-k)

Show keys for table.

--no-defaults

Don't read default options from any option file.

--password (-p)

Password to use when connecting to server. If password is not given, it's solicited on the tty.

--plugin-dir

Directory for client-side plugins.

--port (-P)

Port number to use for connection or 0 for default to, in order of preference, my.cnf, $MYSQL_TCP_PORT, /etc/services, built-in default (3306).

--print-defaults

Print the program argument list and exit.

--protocol

The protocol to use for connection (tcp, socket, pipe).

--show-table-type (-t)

Show table type column.

--socket (-S)

The socket file to use for connection.

--ssl

Enable SSL for connection (automatically enabled with other flags).

--ssl-ca

CA file in PEM format (check OpenSSL docs, implies --ssl).

--ssl-capath

CA directory (check OpenSSL docs, implies --ssl).

--ssl-cert

X509 cert in PEM format (implies --ssl).

--ssl-cipher

SSL cipher to use (implies --ssl).

--ssl-crl

Certificate revocation list (implies --ssl).

--ssl-crlpath

Certificate revocation list path (implies --ssl).

--ssl-key

X509 key in PEM format (implies --ssl).

--ssl-verify-server-cert

Verify server's "Common Name" in its cert against hostname used when connecting. This option is disabled by default.

--status (-i)

Shows a lot of extra information about each table.

--tls-version

TLS protocol version for secure connection.

--user (-u)

User for login if not current user.

--verbose (-v)

More verbose output; you can use this multiple times to get even more verbose output.

--version (-V)

Output version information and exit.