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MySQL CURRENT_USER() Function

❮ MySQL Functions

Example

Return the user name and host name for the MySQL account:

SELECT CURRENT_USER();
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Definition and Usage

The CURRENT_USER() function returns the user name and host name for the MySQL account that the server used to authenticate the current client.

The result is returned as a string in the UTF8 character set.

Tip: See also the USER() function.

Syntax

CURRENT_USER()

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

❮ MySQL Functions