How to display current connection info in MySQL?

MySQL provides many functions that give the current connection information. For instance, to know about the current user, use the user() function.



Here is the output that displays the name of the current user.

| root@%         |
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

In the above, % tells us about localhost.

To check the current connection id, use the following method −


The following is the output that shows the current connection id.

|               8 |
1 row in set (0.02 sec)

The following is the syntax to check all the current information with a single command.

mysql> status;

The following is the output −

C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 8.0\bin\mysql.exe  Ver 8.0.12 for Win64 on x86_64 (MySQL Community Server - GPL)

Connection id:          8
Current database:       business
Current user:           root@localhost
SSL:                    Cipher in use is DHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256
Using delimiter:        ;
Server version:         8.0.12 MySQL Community Server - GPL
Protocol version:       10
Connection:             localhost via TCP/IP
Server characterset:    utf8mb4
Db     characterset:    utf8mb4
Client characterset:    cp850
Conn.  characterset:    cp850
TCP port:               3306
Uptime:                 1 hour 11 min 24 sec

Threads: 2  Questions: 26  Slow queries: 0  Opens: 129  Flush tables: 2  Open tables: 105  Queries per second avg: 0.006

Updated on: 30-Jul-2019

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