Questions tagged [command-line]

A command line is a string given to a command interpreter that tells it actions to take, such as running programs or copying files. The interpreter processes command lines with escapes and substitutions.

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How to print results in SQLcmd window

I'tm trying to show in SQLcmd window the results of these queries: SELECT SYSDATETIME() AS "date"; PRINT 'EXTRAÍDO POR:' SELECT SUSER_NAME() AS "Owner" PRINT 'PASSWORD SETTINGS'; exec ...
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Problems running Postgres “createuser” command

I'm trying to run the createuser command on an MacOS 10.15 installation of Postgres 11.6. I have enabled root but there is no postgres user to su as - there's a _postgres user instead: dd@finglas:~ $ ...
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How do I skip an offline database over the network in MySQL import?

I am doing a MySQL import from an *.sql file to multiple database location over the network. I'm using cmd batch file to run the command and it's working as I expect it to be. However I notice that ...
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Is it possible to reset SA password without stopping SQL Server Service?

I lost a password for sa account. Now I want to reset SA password and at the same time not to restart SQL Server Service or going into single-user mode. I would like to mention that I am windows ...
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Trying to run lines on a timer

One of the things I need to do on my job is run lines of SQL code. I need to do each line individually. Which involves highlighting one line, executing it, then doing the next. Sometimes it is up ...
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psql - pass arguments to sql script via \i command from _within_ psql shell

I'm aware about psql -v var=value -f script.sql format as well as \set var value from within psql What I need is dynamic variable creation while being within psql session via \i script.sql command I....
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How to enforce ON DELETE RESTRICT on MySQL?

This is my SQL code: -- DROP the database if it exists DROP DATABASE IF exists labtest; -- CREATE THE DATABASE CREATE DATABASE labtest; -- SHOW DATABASES; SHOW DATABASES; -- Use the database USE ...
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MariaDB pipped querys not executed

I experience a strange problem on our 3 node MariaDB cluster (10.2.24). Queries send over the command line are received by the cluster but don't get executed. MySQL does not return any errors or ...
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MySQL Error: Data Too Long For Column CHAR(5) - MariaDB 10.3.10

When inserting data from CSV to MariaDB 10.3, the following error is generated while trying to insert value '00010' into NCHAR(5) column ERROR 1406 (22001): Data too long for column '...
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Mysql Command line Parameter passing to sql file

In windows mysql(5.7 version), I want to run mysql commmand using command line for .sql file as input . Also i was to pass some variable whose value should get used in .sql file. somehow I am not able ...
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How to tell whether mysql was built with libedit or readline?

How to tell whether mysql was built with libedit or readline? I'm trying to configure the mysql client tool to use Ctrl-R for searching command history but not sure which input library my ...
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how to stop OracleRemExecServiceV2 from cmd?

I have Oracle 12c running on Windows 7. When I look at the Oracle's specific services (Control Panel\System and Security\Administrative Tools\Services), I have the following 6 services: So far, ...
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How do I force windows to use a specific version of SQLCMD?

I have several versions of SSMS installed on my machine. We have legacy servers running several versions of SQL Server, mainly 2008, 2012, and 2014. I use SQLCMD all the time, but it seems to default ...
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How to format the output of SQL queries on SQLCMD for SQL Server 2017 on RHEL Linux 7.3?

I have installed SQL Server 2017 on RHEL Linux 7.3, and using SQLCMD utility for querying the SQL Server. When I try to query for example: 'SELECT * FROM SYS.DATABASES'. I get output like the ...
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How to get useful error information from mysql command?

I'm trying to script the creation of a database with tables. I'm encountering errors but the error messages are not helpful to me because I'm a novice. I'm finding the mysql tool is providing mostly ...
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How to deploy install of MS SQL Server 2017 Developer Edition via command-line script - not working

I'm trying to deploy MS SQL Server 2017 Developer Edition via command-line script from a server share that holds the install media onto Windows 10 1803 (June release). However, I'm not having much ...
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Show cassandra help documentation in terminal instead of browser

I've just started playing around with Cassandra through the cqlsh cli. When using the help command for the topics the documentation opens in the browser. Is there a way to show the documentation in ...
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mysql (5.5.) cmd unresponsive when selecting a huge db

I had initiated on Friday night a huge (~800G) dump from my machine to a remote host; Today, (although the command does not seem to have returned yet), I am able to log in to the machine and mysql ...
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How to prevent informational messages from getting written when query results are output to a file

When I am running the below query as a batch file (.BAT) using the Windows Task Scheduler, I am getting some informative messages in the output file DatabaseNames.txt in addition to the database names....
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How to prevent asking for password when creating new database in PostgreSQL 10?

I use the following batch file to create a new database in PostgreSQL 10. echo off cd "C:\Program Files (x86)\PostgreSQL\10\bin" createdb -h localhost -p 5432 -U postgres myDB But it asks to enter ...
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How to create a new database in PostgreSQL 10 in Windows from batch file?

I am creating a batch file to create a new database in PostgreSQL 10. I used the following code, echo off cd "C:\Program Files (x86)\PostgreSQL\10\bin" psql "dbname=myDB host=localhost user=postgres ...
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`“C:\xampp\mysql\bin”' is not recognized as an internal or external command,operable program or batch file [closed]

I am trying to access to mysql from windows command prompt by this command: "C:\xampp\mysql\bin" mysql -u root - p But it sayas: `"C:\xampp\mysql\bin"' is not recognized as an internal or ...
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How to grant all privileges to a user from root user in MySQL on command line

I want to execute a command as root to grant privileges to a certain user to a certain "empty" database. I have tried many attempts and cannot get the syntax to work: mysql --host=localhost --user=...
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sqlite3 - table_info looks messy

I created a new database by using the command line binary on Suse. After activating headers by using .headers ON it still looks messy when getting table information with PRAGMA table_info(TABLE1);: ...
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How do you write to a folder with spaces in it?

I've got a bunch of simple SSIS packages that output SQL data to excel, then I rename the files and move them out to the end user. Some of them use file paths with spaces in them, and they aren't ...
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SQLITE3 Commandline Tool SQL UPDATE Query syntax problem

I have two databases with identical table structures Dest.db = main Source.db = src the table is called colorramp structure of colorramp is ID | name | xml | favorite main.colorramp needs ...
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How do I test if MySQL “require secure transport” is working?

I activated the checkbox named "require secure transport" in the options file, found in the MySQL Workbench. How do I know if MySQL "require secure transport" is working? Should I use command line at ...
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CREATE USER when user already exists

I use this code to create a user: CREATE USER "${domain}"@"localhost" IDENTIFIED BY "${dbuserp}"; CREATE DATABASE ${domain}; GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON ${domain}.* TO "${domain}"@"localhost"; But what ...
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Interrupting query sends wrong thread ID

In the MySQL command line client (Linux) when I kill a query by pressing CTRL+c this usually works fine. mysql (slave) > select sleep(5); ^CCtrl-C -- sending "KILL QUERY 117920686" to server ... ...
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Missing commands in MySQL command line history

Why aren't all command that are entered in the MySQL command line saved in the command history? For example, entering the commands DROP DATABASE mydb; CREATE DATABASE mydb DEFAULT CHARACTER SET utf8;...
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All instances upgrade from Command Prompt

I want to create a cmd script to upgrade sql servers in the organization(mostly 2014) to 2016. I've read Microsoft documentation Install SQL Server 2016 from the Command Prompt regarding this issue. ...
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Import error from mysql command line

I tried so many ways to restore a sample database (with the command on top of the picture) but i failed every single time. i successfully restored with this command in past. but now i am facing this ...
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Is there any way to set the alias for command permanently in PostgreSQL?

I'm trying to set the alias for command permanently in PostgreSQL. I've set the alias for a command like given below. Test=> \set x '\\! reset' So, the alias has set for reset the terminal. While ...
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Install SQL Server 2014 without SQL Server 2012 Native Client Tools

I am trying to install SQL 2014 through command line (via my installer setup to be precise). Below is the INSTALL Command I use for a silent Installation of my SQL Server. InstallCommand="/ACTION=...
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Can you get the “CREATE” statement for a domain in PostgreSQL?

In PostgreSQL, for many objects like functions (among other things), there exists a way to get the CREATE command for that specific object (with functions you can use pg_get_functiondef(oid), for ...
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Is there a way to set bind_address from command line in mysql 5.5 without restarting?

I made a modification to bind_address in my.cnf that knocked down a monitor. It has been repaired since, firewall allowing the monitor IP in. However, mysql is still running in its previous state ...
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How can I detect the use of SQL Server replication on a server (all versions) preferably using PS or CMD

I am trying to find a way to detect if a customer has SQL Server replication on. This helps decide whether they can use Express (as they frequently request) and this is one of the blocking factors. ...
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Export .MWB to working .SQL file using command line

We recently installed a server dedicated to unit tests, which deploys updates automatically via Jenkins when commits are done, and sends mails when a regression is noticed > This requires our ...
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Teach MySQL cli autocomplete to only list table names, not field names?

When starting to write a MySQL query, e.g. describe myt and hitting TAB, MySQL autocomplete will list not just the table names starting with myt (e.g. mytable), but all fields/columns of each matching ...
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Mongodb incremental oplog Dump not working

I am not able to take an incremental oplog dump. I am not getting any error messages the connection happens fine and also there is a operation recorded(shows up in db.currentOp()), but still nothing ...
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connect to psql and run SQL command from command line

I'm trying to write a quick line in bash that will use psql to connect to a database and delete all entries in two tables: \connect some_db DELETE from some_table DELETE from another_table I'd like ...
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Is there anyway to check what is the PostgreSQL data directory programatically?

I'm doing an installer to my program and I'd like to check if the databases already exists in the computer. I do this in a horrible way, calling psql -lqt | findstr dbname. If someone knows a better ...
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How to run mysqldump from windows command prompt

I'm using non-install version of mysql5.1 on Windows. I have placed "mysql" folder under c:\ and it seems to work fine. But when I try C:\>mysql\bin\mysqldump.exe -u root -p mydatabase > c:\>...
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Portable client tool to connect to SQL Server Express LocalDB and execute a query

I am running out of ideas on this little problem: I need to execute a query on a LocalDB database directly on user's computer. I do not want to install anything there and there is only .NET (4.5.2) ...
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To give a user all privileges except the 'Create user' privilege

My task is simple i want to create a user in MySQL server that has all the privileges but excluding the ability to create other users. I tried to create a user through the root account. then i gave ...
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MySQL Command to Mass Change Specific DB from MyISAM to InnoDB and vice versa?

I have an mu WordPress database and I want to change it from MyISAM to InnoDB to test its performance. Which MySQL command/commands will do it for all of the tables instead of doing manually one by ...
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How to drop user@% on the MySQL CLI?

How to drop 'user'@'%' on the MySQL CLI using the mysql -e command? mysql -uroot -p -e "'myuser'@'%'"; This does not work.
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Getting column information from the MySQL command line

I am trying to get all the columns from MySQL using bash scripting. I want them to be stored in an array. If I write it this way: mysql -uroot -pPassword1 "select column_name from ...
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import CSV into mysql table via command prompt (MySQL 5.6.25)

I'm trying to load CSV's into a mysql database with this command: LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE '\Users\userName\Downloads\tableName.csv' INTO TABLE tableName FIELDS TERMINATED BY ',' LINES TERMINATED BY ...
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SQLPlus Command Line In-line Set Commands

I have the need to run linux command line direct query, including SET options. The query by itself runs fine. However, when I attempt to add set commands, it fails. (my alias 'db' connects to ...