MySQL 5.5 Reference Manual Including MySQL NDB Cluster 7.2 Reference Guide

18.4.27 Options Common to NDB Cluster Programs — Options Common to NDB Cluster Programs

All NDB Cluster programs accept the options described in this section, with the following exceptions:

Users of earlier NDB Cluster versions should note that some of these options have been changed to make them consistent with one another as well as with mysqld. You can use the --help option with any NDB Cluster program—with the exception of ndb_print_backup_file, ndb_print_schema_file, and ndb_print_sys_file—to view a list of the options which the program supports.

The options in the following table are common to all NDB Cluster executables (except those noted previously in this section).

Table 18.246 Command-line options common to all MySQL NDB Cluster programs

Format Description Added, Deprecated, or Removed

--character-sets-dir=dir_name

Directory where character sets are installed

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--core-file

Write core on errors (defaults to TRUE in debug builds)

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--debug=options

Enable output from debug calls. Can be used only for versions compiled with debugging enabled

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--defaults-extra-file=filename

Read this file after global option files are read

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--defaults-file=filename

Read default options from this file

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--help,

--usage,

-?

Display help message and exit

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--ndb-connectstring=connectstring,

--connect-string=connectstring,

-c

Set connection string for connecting to ndb_mgmd. Syntax: [nodeid=<id>;][host=]<hostname>[:<port>]. Overrides entries specified in NDB_CONNECTSTRING or my.cnf

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--ndb-mgmd-host=host[:port]

Set the host (and port, if desired) for connecting to management server

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--ndb-nodeid=#

Set node id for this node

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--ndb-optimized-node-selection

Select nodes for transactions in a more optimal way

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--no-defaults

Do not read default options from any option file other than login file

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--print-defaults

Print the program argument list and exit

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)

--version,

-V

Output version information and exit

(Supported in all MySQL 5.5 based releases)


For options specific to individual NDB Cluster programs, see Section 18.4, “NDB Cluster Programs”.

See Section 18.3.3.8.1, “MySQL Server Options for NDB Cluster”, for mysqld options relating to NDB Cluster.