Use this to perform MySQL server administration tasks from the command line. You can use it to check the server's status and settings, flush tables, change passwords, shut down the server, and perform a few other administrative functions. This utility interacts with the MySQL server. Here is an alphabetical list of options that you can give as the first argument to the utility:
Specifies the directory that contains character sets.
Instructs the utility to compress data passed between it and the server if supported.
Sets the number of seconds a connection may be idle before it will time out.
Specifies the number of iterations
of commands to perform in conjunction with the
Instructs the utility to write debugging information to the log
specified along with various settings (e.g.,
Forces execution of the
DATABASE statement and others despite error messages.
Displays basic help information.
Specifies the name or IP address of the server for connection.
Provides the password to give to the
server. No spaces are allowed between the
the password. If a password is not given, the user will be prompted
Specifies the port ...