2.5.4 Testing the Installation

You can ensure the installation succeeded by running the following command. You should see a similar output on your system. An example of setting the Router for simple routing is available at Section 3.2, “Trying out MySQL Router in a Sandbox”


Our example assumes that mysqlrouter is in the system's PATH. In this case, PATH includes /usr/local/bin.

$> mysqlrouter --help


Start MySQL Router.

Configuration read from the following files in the given order (enclosed
in parentheses means not available for reading):


Use the mysqlrouter --version command to check the version.