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How to Check MySQL Version

When managing databases through MySQL it’s important to know which version/distribution of MySQL you’re running. When interfacing with external tools and plugins, your MySQL version number can be essential in determining potential incompatibilities. Luckily, finding your MySQL version is a simple task on both Linux and Windows. You can even do it on both using the exact same command.

How to Check MySQL Version in both Linux and Windows

The easiest method for checking your MySQL version number is to follow MySQL with the -V command, like so:

mysql -V

When entered correctly, this command will print an output to the terminal featuring the version and distribution numbers for your current version of MySQL. The best thing about this method of checking is it’s operating system agnostic, meaning it works seamlessly across all Linux distributions as well as on Windows.

You can also check the version number from within the MySQL Command Shell, by connecting to your MySQL server. To do so, enter the command mysql and hit Enter. This will open MySQL’s specific command interface, which will then print an output showing your current MySQL server version number.

And there you have it! Two easy methods for checking your MySQL version number.

 

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