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SHOW TABLES Returns Empty Set On Windows But Tables Are Functioning Okay (Doc ID 2435943.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 16, 2018

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

SHOW TABLES  command does not list any tables,   but one can SELECT from the table just fine.   e.g.

 

Changes

 For some reason,   the"hidden" attribute was applied to files in the data directory.

Cause

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