Get current user, mysql version and other status information

To get information about the currently connected user and more MySQL status information, you can call the following command if you are already logged in: mysql> STATUS; This will give you an output like that: ————– mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.1.73, for redhat-linux-gnu (x86_64) using readline 5.1 Connection id: 1044395 Current database: Current user: niceguy@localhost SSL: […]