mycli

MyCLI is a command line interface for MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona with auto-completion and syntax highlighting.

Quick Start

If you already know how to install python packages, then you can simply do:

$ pip install mycli

If you're on macOS you can install it via homebrew.

$ brew update && brew install mycli

If you're having trouble with the quick start, check the install page for detailed instructions.

Usage

$ mycli --help
Usage: mycli [OPTIONS] [DATABASE]

A MySQL terminal client with auto-completion and syntax highlighting.

Examples:
   - mycli my_database
   - mycli -u my_user -h my_host.com my_database
   - mycli mysql://my_user@my_host.com:3306/my_database

Options:
   -h, --host TEXT               Host address of the database.
   -P, --port INTEGER            Port number to use for connection. Honors
                                 $MYSQL_TCP_PORT.
   -u, --user TEXT               User name to connect to the database.
   -S, --socket TEXT             The socket file to use for connection.
   -p, --password TEXT           Password to connect to the database.
   --pass TEXT                   Password to connect to the database.
   --ssh-user TEXT               User name to connect to ssh server.
   --ssh-host TEXT               Host name to connect to ssh server.
   --ssh-port INTEGER            Port to connect to ssh server.
   --ssh-password TEXT           Password to connect to ssh server.
   --ssh-key-filename TEXT        Private key filename (identify file) for the
                                 ssh connection.
   --ssl-ca PATH                 CA file in PEM format.
   --ssl-capath TEXT             CA directory.
   --ssl-cert PATH               X509 cert in PEM format.
   --ssl-key PATH                X509 key in PEM format.
   --ssl-cipher TEXT             SSL cipher to use.
   --ssl-verify-server-cert      Verify server's "Common Name" in its cert
                                  against hostname used when connecting. This
                                  option is disabled by default.
   -V, --version                 Output mycli's version.
   -v, --verbose                 Verbose output.
   -D, --database TEXT           Database to use.
   -d, --dsn TEXT                Use DSN configured into the [alias_dsn]
                                  section of myclirc file.
   --list-dsn                    list of DSN configured into the [alias_dsn]
                                  section of myclirc file.
   -R, --prompt TEXT             Prompt format (Default: "\t \u@\h:\d> ").
   -l, --logfile FILENAME         Log every query and its results to a file.
   --defaults-group-suffix TEXT   Read MySQL config groups with the specified
                                 suffix.
   --defaults-file PATH           Only read MySQL options from the given file.
   --myclirc PATH                Location of myclirc file.
   --auto-vertical-output        Automatically switch to vertical output mode
                                 if the result is wider than the terminal
                                 width.
   -t, --table                   Display batch output in table format.
   --csv                         Display batch output in CSV format.
   --warn / --no-warn            Warn before running a destructive query.
   --local-infile BOOLEAN         Enable/disable LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE.
   --login-path TEXT             Read this path from the login file.
   -e, --execute TEXT            Execute command and quit.
   --help                        Show this message and exit.

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