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MySQL USER() Function

❮ MySQL Functions

Example

Return the current user name and host name for the MySQL connection:

SELECT USER();
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Definition and Usage

The USER() function returns the current user name and host name for the MySQL connection.

Note: This function is equal to the SESSION_USER() function and the SYSTEM_USER() function.

Tip: Also look at the CURRENT_USER() function.

Syntax

USER()

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

❮ MySQL Functions