--sql-safe-updates

This is a command-line option for the mariadbd & mysqld commands.

In 10.5 ES, 10.5 CS, 10.4 ES, 10.4 CS, 10.3 ES, 10.3 CS:

If set to 1, UPDATEs and DELETEs need either a key in the WHERE clause, or a LIMIT clause, or else they will aborted. Prevents the common mistake of accidentally deleting or updating every row in a table.

In 10.2 ES, 10.2 CS:

Not present

See also: Options for mariadbd & mysqld in 10.5 ES, in 10.5 CS, in 10.4 ES, in 10.4 CS, in 10.3 ES, in 10.3 CS, in 10.2 ES, and in 10.2 CS

DETAILS

CHANGE HISTORY

Release Series

History

10.5 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.5.3-1.

10.5 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.5.0.

10.4 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.4.6-1.

10.4 Community

  • Added in MariaDB Community Server 10.4.0.

10.3 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.3.16-1.

10.3 Community

  • Added in MariaDB Community Server 10.3.11.

10.2 Enterprise

  • Not present.

10.2 Community

  • Not present.