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Pre-General Availability: 2024-05-02

5.3 Add a New Shell Session

To add a new MySQL Shell console session from the OPEN EDITORS container view (in the primary side bar):

  1. Click DB Connections under OPEN EDITORS to open or activate the MySQL Shell tab.

  2. In the tab, navigate to the Open New Shell Console icon near the Editor list of the toolbar. For the icon's location, see the arrow in the following figure.

  3. Click the icon, which opens a new shell session in the MySQL Shell Consoles tab.

    New MySQL Shell sessions are not connected to a MySQL server. For connection details, see Connecting MySQL Shell Session.