13.7.5.27 SHOW PLUGINS Syntax

SHOW PLUGINS

SHOW PLUGINS displays information about server plugins. Plugin information is also available in the INFORMATION_SCHEMA.PLUGINS table. See Section 20.12, “The INFORMATION_SCHEMA PLUGINS Table”.

Example of SHOW PLUGINS output:

mysql> SHOW PLUGINS\G
*************************** 1. row ***************************
   Name: binlog
 Status: ACTIVE
   Type: STORAGE ENGINE
Library: NULL
License: GPL
*************************** 2. row ***************************
   Name: CSV
 Status: ACTIVE
   Type: STORAGE ENGINE
Library: NULL
License: GPL
*************************** 3. row ***************************
   Name: MEMORY
 Status: ACTIVE
   Type: STORAGE ENGINE
Library: NULL
License: GPL
*************************** 4. row ***************************
   Name: MyISAM
 Status: ACTIVE
   Type: STORAGE ENGINE
Library: NULL
License: GPL
...

SHOW PLUGINS output has the following columns:

For plugins installed with INSTALL PLUGIN, the Name and Library values are also registered in the mysql.plugin table.

For information about plugin data structures that form the basis of the information displayed by SHOW PLUGINS, see Section 22.2, “The MySQL Plugin API”.

SHOW PLUGIN was added in MySQL 5.1.5 and renamed to SHOW PLUGINS in 5.1.9. SHOW PLUGIN is deprecated as of 5.1.9 and generates a warning, and is removed in MySQL 5.5.)