13.7.5.21 SHOW MASTER STATUS Syntax

SHOW MASTER STATUS

This statement provides status information about the binary log files of the master. It requires either the SUPER or REPLICATION CLIENT privilege.

Example:

mysql> SHOW MASTER STATUS;
+---------------+----------+--------------+------------------+
| File          | Position | Binlog_Do_DB | Binlog_Ignore_DB |
+---------------+----------+--------------+------------------+
| mysql-bin.003 | 73       | test         | manual,mysql     |
+---------------+----------+--------------+------------------+

User Comments
  Posted by John Doe on January 4, 2008
"show slave status" on a master returns empty set, but "show master status" on a slave doesn't.

Seems odd to stash this node only under "SQL Statements for Controlling Master Servers." It means _something_ in the context of "SQL Statements for Controlling Slave Servers," but what?

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