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MySQL Tutorial - Verify the Version of MySQL Server

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How Do You Know the Version of Your MySQL Server?

If you want to know the version number of your MySQL server, you can use the "mysqladmin" program in a command window as shown in the following tutorial:

>cd \mysql\bin
>mysqladmin -u root version
mysqladmin  Ver 8.41 Distrib 5.0.24, for Win32 on ia32
Copyright (C) 2000 MySQL AB & MySQL Finland AB
 & TCX DataKonsult AB
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Server version          5.0.24-community
Protocol version        10
Connection              localhost via TCP/IP
TCP port                3306
Uptime:                 25 min 9 sec

Threads: 1  Questions: 2  Slow queries: 0  Opens: 12 
Flush tables: 1  Open tables: 6 
Queries per second avg: 0.001

The output in the above example tells you that the version number is 5.0.24.

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  1. What Is MySQL?
  2. How To Install MySQL Server?
  3. How To Start MySQL Server?
  4. How Do You Know If Your MySQL Server Is Alive?
  5. How Do You Know the Version of Your MySQL Server?
  6. How To Create a Test Table in Your MySQL Server?
  7. How To Shutdown MySQL Server?

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