Restarting MySQL Server on Mac OS X

Tested on: Mac OS X Mountain Lion MySQL Community Server 5.6.10 (installed via direct binary download from http://www.mysql.com/downloads) Type the following at the Terminal: sudo /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server start sudo /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server stop This is useful for restarting the MySQL server via the command line on Mac.