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Description

This function lists a MySQL® database's name, username length restrictions, and database prefix.

Examples 


 cPanel or Webmail Session URL
https://hostname.example.com:2083/cpsess##########/execute/Mysql/get_restrictions

Note:

This example calls the UAPI function via a cPanel session. For more information, read our Guide to UAPI documentation. 

 LiveAPI PHP Class
$cpanel = new CPANEL(); // Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
 
// List the current MySQL database restrictions.
$get_db_restrictions = $cpanel->uapi(
    'Mysql', 'get_restrictions'
);

Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 LiveAPI Perl Module
my $cpliveapi = Cpanel::LiveAPI->new(); # Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
 
# List the current MySQL database restrictions.
my $get_db_restrictions = $cpliveapi->uapi(
    'Mysql', 'get_restrictions',
);

Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 cPanel Template Toolkit
<!-- Get a hash of all the data, then display the prefix value. -->
[% data = execute( 'Mysql', 'get_restrictions' ); %]
[% FOREACH q = data.prefix %]
     <p>
         [% q %]
     </p>
[% END %]
 
<!-- Get only a hash of the data. -->
[% execute('Mysql', 'get_restrictions' ).data.prefix %]

Note:

For more information, read our Guide to Template Toolkit documentation. 

 Command Line
uapi --user=username Mysql get_restrictions 

Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • username represents your account-level username.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to UAPI documentation or run the uapi --help command. 
  • We introduced this functionality in cPanel & WHM version 56.

 Output (JSON)
{  
   "messages":null,
   "errors":null,
   "status":1,
   "metadata":{  

   },
   "data":{  
      "max_database_name_length":64,
      "max_username_length":16,
      "prefix":"user_"
   }
}

Note:

Use cPanel's API Shell interface (cPanel >> Home >> Advanced >> API Shell) to directly test cPanel API calls.

Parameters

This function does not accept parameters.

Returns

ReturnTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
max_database_name_lengthinteger

The maximum length of a MySQL database name.

A positive integer that represents the number of characters that a MySQL database name can contain.

64
max_username_lengthintegerThe maximum length of a MySQL database user's name.A positive integer that represents the number of characters that a MySQL database user's name can contain.16
prefixstringThe account's database prefix, if database prefixing is enabled.
  • If database prefixing is enabled, a string of up to the first eight characters of the cPanel account username, and an underscore (_).
  • If database prefixing is disabled, this return's value displays as undefined.
user_