Querious registers the custom URL scheme
"querious://" with macOS so that certain links can trigger actions within Querious. This allows integration with certain automation/convenience tools like third party launchers.
Opens a new window and connects to an existing saved connection.
name: The name of the saved connection as shown in Querious.
select: A database name or
database.tableidentifier to select once the connection has been made.
Opens a new window and makes a connection directly from the given parameters.
host: The MySQL host.
port: The port MySQL is running on.
user: The MySQL username.
password: The MySQL user’s password.
database: The database to connect to when the connection is made.
unix-socket: The path to the unix socket file to use for the connection if connecting through one.
use-compression: Choices: [
security: Which kind of security to use for the connection. Can be one of: [
use-cleartext: Choices: [`true`, `false`]
auth-plugin: A string value for the authentication plugin if you want to override it.
ssl-client-key-file: The absolute file path of the client’s key.
ssl-client-cert-file: The absolute file path of the client’s certificate.
ssl-ca-cert-file: The absolute file path of the certificate authority’s certificate.
ssl-cipher: A named cipher to use if one must be specified.
ssh-host: The remote host SSH is running on.
ssh-user: The SSH username.
ssh-password: The SSH user’s password.
ssh-key-file: An absolute path to the SSH private key to use for authentication.
ssh-port: The remote port SSH is running on.
ssh-local-port: An integer port value if connecting through an existing SSH tunnel. Do not specify if Querious should create the tunnel.