How do I find out my MySQL URL, host, port and username?
To find out your MySQL connection details, you will need to look in your MySQL configuration files. The specific location of these files will depend on how you installed MySQL, but common locations include
In these files, you should look for the following information:
URL: This is the address of your MySQL server. It is usually in the form
hostnameis the hostname or IP address of your MySQL server and
portis the port number that the MySQL server is listening on.
Host: This is the hostname or IP address of your MySQL server. It is the part of the URL that comes after
Port: This is the port number that the MySQL server is listening on. It is the part of the URL that comes after
/database. The default port number for MySQL is 3306.
Username: This is the username that you will use to connect to the MySQL server. It is usually specified in the
useroption in the
[client]section of the MySQL configuration file.
You can also use the
mysql command-line client to connect to the MySQL server and view your connection details. To do this, start the
mysql client and enter the following command:
This will display your current connection details, including the hostname, port number, and username.
Alternatively, you can use the
mysql command-line client to connect to the MySQL server using the
-u options to specify the hostname, port number, and username, respectively. For example:
mysql -h hostname -P port -u username
username with the actual values for your MySQL server.