15.54. taler-merchant-dbinit(1)

15.54.1. Name

taler-merchant-dbinit - initialize Taler merchant database

15.54.2. Synopsis

taler-merchant-dbinit [-c FILENAME | –config=FILENAME] [-h | –help] [-L LOGLEVEL | –loglevel=LOGLEVEL] [-l FILENAME | –logfile=FILENAME] [-r | –reset] [-v | –version]

15.54.3. Description

taler-merchant-dbinit is a command-line tool to initialize the Taler merchant database. It creates the necessary tables and indices for the Taler merchant to operate.

Its options are as follows:


Use the configuration and other resources for the merchant to operate from FILENAME.

-h | –help

Print short help on options.


Specifies the log level to use. Accepted values are: DEBUG, INFO, WARNING, ERROR.


Send logging output to FILENAME.

-r | –reset

Drop tables. Dangerous, will delete all existing data in the database before creating the tables.

-v | –version

Print version information.

15.54.4. See Also

taler-merchant-httpd(1), taler-merchant-setup-reserve(1), taler.conf(5).

15.54.5. Bugs

Report bugs by using https://bugs.taler.net or by sending electronic mail to <taler@gnu.org>.