SHOW PRIVILEGES

This MySQL statement provides a list of privileges available, along with the context of each one (e.g., server administration) and a description. The output is not based on the user. Instead, it's a complete listing of the privileges that may be assigned to a user.

Syntax

Below is the syntax for this command. Text within square brackets (i.e, [ and ] ) are optional. Choices are separated by bars (i.e, | ). Ellipses preceded by a comma indicates a repeating pattern. Ellipses before or after syntax are used to highlight a relevant except from the larger syntax. Text displayed in italic letters represent text that should be replaced with the specific names related to the database (e.g., column with the name of the column).

SHOW PRIVILEGES

Explanation

This statement provides a list of privileges available, along with the context of each one (e.g., server administration) and a description. The output is not based on the user. Instead, it's a complete listing of the privileges that may be assigned to a user. This statement is available as of version 4.1 of MySQL.