MySQL | SESSION_USER( ) Function

The MySQL SESSION_USER() function is used for returning the current user name and host name for the MySQL connection being used by the user. The SESSION_USER() function does not require any parameter to be passed.

The user name returned by the SESSION_USER() function is the name of the user-specified when connecting to the server whereas the host name returned by the SESSION_USER() function is the name of the client host that the user uses to establish a connection from.

Syntax:

SESSION_USER()

Parameters Used:
It does not require any parameter or argument to be passed.

Return Value:
The MySQL SESSION_USER() function returns the current user name and host name for the MySQL connection.



Supported Versions of MySQL

  • MySQL 5.7
  • MySQL 5.6
  • MySQL 5.5
  • MySQL 5.1
  • MySQL 5.0
  • MySQL 4.1
  • MySQL 4.0
  • MySQL 3.23

Example: Implementing SESSION_USER() function in MySQL.

SELECT SESSION_USER(); 

Output:

author@gfg 
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