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Command line version of MySQL to PostgreSQL converter

To perform batch conversion or call conversion procedure from an automation script you can use console version of MySQL to PostgreSQL converter called S2PAGENT.EXE. Find this file in the installation folder. You can either run this tool directly from command line or call it from any script as well. The program supports the following command-line options:

--dest=...   PostgreSQL database name or script file
--dump   convert MySQL database into PostgreSQL file
--help   display help message and exit
--logfile=...   path to the logfile where execution traces will be written
--mode=...   how to process existing PostgreSQL database (0 - overwrite the entire database, 1 - overwrite existing tables only, 2 - skip existing tables, 3 - merge)
--myport=...   MySQL port
--mysqlh=...   MySQL server IP address or network name
--mysqlu=...   MySQL user name
--mysqlp=...   MySQL user password
--no_schema   do not include schema name in table name
--pgport=...   PostgreSQL port
--posgsh=...   PostgreSQL server IP address or network name
--posgsu=...   PostgreSQL user name
--posgsp=...   PostgreSQL user password
--profile=...   path to the file to load conversion settings from
--silent   use this option to disable program output
--skip_idx   skip converting indexes
--src=...   MySQL database name
--tab_def   convert table definitions only
--tab_file=...   file containing table names to convert (one table name per line)

In the following example the program converts all tables from MySQL database "mysql_db" into PostgreSQL database "pgs_db":

S2PAGENT.EXE --src="mysql_db" --posgsu=postgres --posgsp=qwerty --dest="pgs_db" 
--mysqlh=mysqlhost --mysqlu=administrator --mysqlp=the_passsword


  1. If you specified a profile, there is no need to specify any other parameters
  2. The default mode is 'overwrite'. You can change it using '--mode' parameter
  3. You can omit 'mysqlh' parameter to connect local MySQL server
  4. It is necessary to specify 'port' parameter only if it differs from the default MySQL port 3306
  5. If you omit 'tab_file' parameter, all tables from the specified schema will be converted
  6. Command line parameters that contain spaces should be enclosed in quotes (for example --dest="my database")