How to Check MySQL Version

March 27, 2024 / MySQL

This article explains how to check the MySQL version. To check the MySQL version installed on your system, you can use one of the following methods-

  1. Using MySQL Command Line Client-
    Open a terminal or command prompt and type the following command:
    mysql –version
    This will display the MySQL client version along with the distribution version.
  2. Using MySQL Client-
    If you are already logged into MySQL, you can run the following SQL command:
    This command will return the version of the MySQL server you are connected to.
  3. Using phpMyAdmin-
    If you have phpMyAdmin installed, you can find the MySQL version by logging into PHPMyAdmin and scrolling down to the bottom of the main page. You will see the MySQL server version displayed there.
  4. Using MySQL Workbench-
    If you are using MySQL Workbench, you can find the MySQL version by navigating to the “Help” menu and selecting “About MySQL Workbench.” The version information will be displayed there.

Choose the method that is most convenient for you based on your system configuration and preferences.

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