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How to show running MySQL queries

How to show running MySQL queries

This article explains how to show running MySQL queries with either the phpMyAdmin control panel in SiteWorx or the CLI.

Method 1: Using phpMyAdmin

If you are a Nexcess client, you can use phpMyAdmin from your SiteWorx account to show running MySQL queries with the following procedure:

  1. Log in to your SiteWorx account.

    • If you do not know your password, click Forgot your password on the login page.
    • If you do not know the web address for your SiteWorx login page, either refer to your Welcome Email or contact our 24-hour Support Team for assistance.
  2. On the left, select Hosting Features > MySQL > PhpMyAdmin.

  1. Select the correct database from the list on the left.

  1. Click the SQL tab.

  1. In the Run SQL query/queries on database DATABASE_NAME field, enter the following:

    show full processlist;

  2. Click Go on the far right.

Method 2: Using the CLI 

This section outlines how to show running MySQL queries with the CLI:

Attention: If you are a Nexcess client and have not already enabled SSH access, first follow the instructions in How to enable SSH access.

  1. At the command line, type the following command, replacing <username> and the angled brackets with your username:

    mysql -u USERNAME -p

  2. At the Enter Password prompt, type your password and press Enter.
  3. Choose one of the below options below:
    • To view a horizontal list, enter: 

      show full processlist;

    • To view a vertical list with column names for each record, enter:

      show full processlist\G

  4. Enter quit when done.

External resources

For the complete MySQL documentation, refer to the MySQL development website.

For 24-hour assistance any day of the year, contact our Support Team by email or through the Client Portal.

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