diff-changelog

The diff-changelog command displays the differences between two databases you are comparing. It also generates a changelog file containing deployable changesets to resolve most of these differences.

Uses

The diff-changelog command is typically used when you want to create a deployable changelog to synchronize multiple databases. The diff-changelog command also provides more information about:

  • Missing objects in your database
  • Changes made to your database
  • Unexpected items in your database

Running the diff-changelog command

Running the diff-changelog  command requires two URLs:

  • reference-url – the source for the comparison. The --reference-url attribute represents your source (reference) database, which is the basis for the database you want to compare.
  • url – the target of the comparison. The --url attribute represents your target database, which you want to compare to the source (reference) database. You typically perform actions and run commands on this database.

To create a diff changelog:

  • Option 1: Run the diff-changelog command with all necessary attributes in the CLI:
  • liquibase diff-changelog --changelog-file=example-changelog.xml 
    --url="jdbc:oracle:thin:@<IP OR HOSTNAME>:<PORT>:<SERVICE NAME OR SID>"
    --username=<USERNAME>
    --password=<PASSWORD>
    --reference-url="jdbc:oracle:thin:@<IP OR HOSTNAME>:<PORT>:<SERVICE NAME OR SID>"
    --reference-username=<USERNAME>
    --reference-password=<PASSWORD>

    Tip: For best results, specify all commands and parameters in the --kebab-case format in the CLI. If your preference is camelCase, it also works in the CLI.

    See the snapshot command topic for an example of using a snapshot file as one of the databases being used in the command.

    Tip: Liquibase recommends that you place your database's JDBC driver JAR file in the liquibase/lib directory. If you place the driver file in a different directory, specify the path in the properties file: classpath:../<path-to-drivers>/ojdbc<version>.jar. For more information, see Create and Configure a liquibase.properties File. When you run the diff command against two databases, either the drivers for both must be in the liquibase/lib directory or the classpath property must reference both JAR files. Use the appropriate path separator for your operating system: for Windows, use a semicolon; for Mac or Linux, use a colon.

    Example: classpath: ojdbc7.jar:postgresql-42.2.8.jar

  • Option 2: Configure the Liquibase properties file to include the connection information for both databases. Then, run the following command in the CLI:
  • liquibase diff-changelog --changelog-file=example-changelog.xml 

    Note: If you specify a changelog file name that already exists, Liquibase will append your changes to the existing file.

    For information, see Create and Configure a liquibase.properties File.

Output

The diff-changelog command produces a list of all objects and creates a changelog with a list of changesets.

Liquibase Open Source diff-changelog categories:

  • Catalog
  • Column
  • Foreign Key
  • Index
  • Primary Key
  • Schema
  • Sequence
  • Unique Constraints
  • View

Filtering diff-changelog types

You can filter what objects diff-changelog generates with the --diff-types attribute:

--diff-types=<catalogs,tables,functions,views,columns,indexes,foreignkeys,primarykeys,uniqueconstraints,storedprocedures,triggers,sequences,databasepackage,databasepackagebody>

You can also filter specific objects by name with the --include-objects and --exclude-objects attributes. For example:

--include-objects=table:tableName,column:columnName,view:viewName,index:indexName
--exclude-objects=table:tableName,column:columnName,view:viewName,index:indexName

This way, you can prevent any undesired objects from ending up in the resulting changelog.

Additional Functionality with Liquibase Pro

While Liquibase Open Source stores all changesets in a changelog, Liquibase Pro creates a directory called Objects and places the directory at the same level as your changelog. The Objects directory contains a subdirectory for each of the following stored logic types:

  • checkconstraint
  • package
  • packagebody
  • procedure
  • function
  • trigger
  • synonyms

Note: Not all database platforms support all stored logic types that are listed.

The diff-changelog command structures stored logic files into timestamped directories every time you run the command.

Note: Liquibase does not currently check data type length.

Command parameters

Attribute Definition Requirement

--changelog-file=<string>

The root changelog

Required

--reference-url=<string>

The JDBC reference database connection URL

Required

--url=<string>

The JDBC database connection URL. See Using JDBC URL in Liquibase.

Required

--author=<string>

Specifies the author for changesets in the generated changelog.

Optional

--context-filter=<string>

Specifies the context filter to generate and apply to all changesets in your changelog. Useful to set many contexts quickly. Similar to the set-contexts command. Available in Liquibase 4.24.0 and later.

Contexts are tags you can add to changesets to control which changesets will be executed in any particular migration run.

After generating changesets with contexts, to deploy specific changes according to these contexts, you must run a command that specifies a context filter. For example, update --context-filter=<xyz>.

Optional

--default-catalog-name=<string>

Name of the default catalog to use for the database connection

Optional

--default-schema-name=<string>

Name of the default schema to use for the database connection. If defaultSchemaName is set, then objects do not have to be fully qualified. This means you can refer to just mytable instead of myschema.mytable.

Tip: In Liquibase v4.23.0+, camelCase for defaultSchemaName works successfully. If you are on an earlier version, camelCase may not work as expected.

Note: The syntax liquibase.command.defaultSchemaName is valid for v4.19.0+. For prior versions, use defaultSchemaName.

Optional

--diff-types=<string>

Specifies the types of objects to compare. Specify multiple values as a comma-separated list (without spaces). Valid values are: catalogs, checkconstraints, columns, data, databasepackage, databasepackagebody, foreignkeys, functions, indexes, primarykeys, sequences, storedprocedures, tables, triggers, uniqueconstraints, views.

If null, default types are columns, foreignkeys, indexes, primarykeys, tables, uniqueconstraints, views.

Note: The diff types checkconstraints, databasepackage, databasepackagebody, functions, storedprocedures, and triggers require a valid Liquibase Pro license key to use.

Optional

--drift-severity=<string>

Specifies the severity level of all error types in the drift report (changed, missing, or unexpected content). Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. If both --drift-severity and one of the individual error type arguments are set, the individual error type arguments take priority. Default: INFO.

Optional

--drift-severity-changed=<string>

Specifies the severity level of changed content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for changed content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

--drift-severity-missing=<string>

Specifies the severity level of missing content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for missing content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

--drift-severity-unexpected=<string>

Specifies the severity level of unexpected content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for unexpected content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

--driver=<string>

The JDBC driver class

Optional

--driver-properties-file=<string>

The JDBC driver properties file

Optional

--exclude-objects=<string>

Objects to exclude from diff

Optional

--include-catalog=<true|false>

If true, the catalog will be included in generated changesets. Default: false

Optional

--include-objects=<string>

Objects to include in diff

Optional

--include-schema=<true|false>

If true, the schema will be included in generated changesets. Default: false

Optional

--include-tablespace=<true|false>

Include the tablespace attribute in the changelog. Default: false

Optional

--label-filter=<string>

Specifies the label filter to generate and apply to all changesets in your changelog. Useful to set many labels quickly. Similar to the set-labels command. Available in Liquibase 4.24.0 and later.

Labels are tags you can add to changesets to control which changeset will be executed in any migration run.

After generating changesets with labels, to deploy specific changes according to these labels, you must run a command that specifies a label filter. For example, update --label-filter=<xyz>.

Optional

--open-report=<true|false>

If true, automatically opens the report in your default browser. Default: false.

Optional

--output-schemas=<string>

Lets you replace the schemas in the output changelog. This is a CSV list. The parameter size must match --schemas. If you have three items names in --schemas, you must also have three items in --output-schemas.

Example: liquibase generate-changelog --schemas=a,b,c --output-schemas=d,e,f

Optional

--password=<string>

Password to connect to the target database.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

--reference-default-catalog-name=<string>

The reference default catalog name to use for the database connection

Optional

--reference-default-schema-name=<string>

The reference default schema name to use for the database connection

Optional

--reference-driver=<string>

The JDBC driver class for the reference database

Optional

--reference-driver-properties-file=<string>

The JDBC driver properties file for the reference database

Optional

--reference-liquibase-catalog-name=<string>

Reference database catalog to use for Liquibase objects. Liquibase 4.24.0+.

Optional

--reference-liquibase-schema-name=<string>

Reference database schema to use for Liquibase objects. Liquibase 4.24.0+.

Optional

--reference-password=<string>

The reference database password.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

--reference-schemas=<string>

Schemas names on reference database to use in diff. This is a CSV list.

Optional

--reference-username=<string>

The reference database username.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

--replace-if-exists-types=<string>

Specify Change Types you want to target. Liquibase sets replaceIfExists="true" on these Change Types: createFunction, createPackage, createPackageBody, createProcedure, createTrigger, and createView. Liquibase 4.26.0+. Default: <none>.

Optional

--report-enabled=<true|false>

Enables a report at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-enabled. Default: false.

Optional

--report-name=<string>

Specifies the name of the report file at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-name. By default, Liquibase generates a new report file labeled with a timestamp (user's local time). If you set a custom name, Liquibase overwrites the existing file every time you generate a new report. Default: report-<DD-Mon-YYYY-HHmmss>.html.

Optional

--report-path=<string>

Specifies the file path to the report file at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-path. Default: ./.

Optional

--run-on-change-types=<string>

Specify Change Types you want to target. Liquibase sets runOnChange="true" on changesets containing solely these Change Types: createFunction, createPackage, createPackageBody, createProcedure, createTrigger, and createView. Liquibase 4.26.0+. Default: <none>.

Optional

--schemas=<string>

Schemas to include in diff

Optional

--username=<string>

Username to connect to the target database.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional
Attribute Definition Requirement

cmdArgs: { changelog-file: "<string>" }

The root changelog

Required

cmdArgs: { reference-url: "<string>" }

The JDBC reference database connection URL

Required

cmdArgs: { url: "<string>" }

The JDBC database connection URL. See Using JDBC URL in Liquibase.

Required

cmdArgs: { author: "<string>" }

Specifies the author for changesets in the generated changelog.

Optional

cmdArgs: { context-filter: "<string>" }

Specifies the context filter to generate and apply to all changesets in your changelog. Useful to set many contexts quickly. Similar to the set-contexts command. Available in Liquibase 4.24.0 and later.

Contexts are tags you can add to changesets to control which changesets will be executed in any particular migration run.

After generating changesets with contexts, to deploy specific changes according to these contexts, you must run a command that specifies a context filter. For example, update --context-filter=<xyz>.

Optional

cmdArgs: { default-catalog-name: "<string>" }

Name of the default catalog to use for the database connection

Optional

cmdArgs: { default-schema-name: "<string>" }

Name of the default schema to use for the database connection. If defaultSchemaName is set, then objects do not have to be fully qualified. This means you can refer to just mytable instead of myschema.mytable.

Tip: In Liquibase v4.23.0+, camelCase for defaultSchemaName works successfully. If you are on an earlier version, camelCase may not work as expected.

Note: The syntax liquibase.command.defaultSchemaName is valid for v4.19.0+. For prior versions, use defaultSchemaName.

Optional

cmdArgs: { diff-types: "<string>" }

Specifies the types of objects to compare. Specify multiple values as a comma-separated list (without spaces). Valid values are: catalogs, checkconstraints, columns, data, databasepackage, databasepackagebody, foreignkeys, functions, indexes, primarykeys, sequences, storedprocedures, tables, triggers, uniqueconstraints, views.

If null, default types are columns, foreignkeys, indexes, primarykeys, tables, uniqueconstraints, views.

Note: The diff types checkconstraints, databasepackage, databasepackagebody, functions, storedprocedures, and triggers require a valid Liquibase Pro license key to use.

Optional

cmdArgs: { drift-severity: "<string>" }

Specifies the severity level of all error types in the drift report (changed, missing, or unexpected content). Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. If both --drift-severity and one of the individual error type arguments are set, the individual error type arguments take priority. Default: INFO.

Optional

cmdArgs: { drift-severity-changed: "<string>" }

Specifies the severity level of changed content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for changed content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

cmdArgs: { drift-severity-missing: "<string>" }

Specifies the severity level of missing content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for missing content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

cmdArgs: { drift-severity-unexpected: "<string>" }

Specifies the severity level of unexpected content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for unexpected content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

cmdArgs: { driver: "<string>" }

The JDBC driver class

Optional

cmdArgs: { driver-properties-file: "<string>" }

The JDBC driver properties file

Optional

cmdArgs: { exclude-objects: "<string>" }

Objects to exclude from diff

Optional

cmdArgs: { include-catalog: "<true|false>" }

If true, the catalog will be included in generated changesets. Default: false

Optional

cmdArgs: { include-objects: "<string>" }

Objects to include in diff

Optional

cmdArgs: { include-schema: "<true|false>" }

If true, the schema will be included in generated changesets. Default: false

Optional

cmdArgs: { include-tablespace: "<true|false>" }

Include the tablespace attribute in the changelog. Default: false

Optional

cmdArgs: { label-filter: "<string>" }

Specifies the label filter to generate and apply to all changesets in your changelog. Useful to set many labels quickly. Similar to the set-labels command. Available in Liquibase 4.24.0 and later.

Labels are tags you can add to changesets to control which changeset will be executed in any migration run.

After generating changesets with labels, to deploy specific changes according to these labels, you must run a command that specifies a label filter. For example, update --label-filter=<xyz>.

Optional

cmdArgs: { open-report: "<true|false>" }

If true, automatically opens the report in your default browser. Default: false.

Optional

cmdArgs: { output-schemas: "<string>" }

Lets you replace the schemas in the output changelog. This is a CSV list. The parameter size must match --schemas. If you have three items names in --schemas, you must also have three items in --output-schemas.

Example: liquibase generate-changelog --schemas=a,b,c --output-schemas=d,e,f

Optional

cmdArgs: { password: "<string>" }

Password to connect to the target database.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

cmdArgs: { reference-default-catalog-name: "<string>" }

The reference default catalog name to use for the database connection

Optional

cmdArgs: { reference-default-schema-name: "<string>" }

The reference default schema name to use for the database connection

Optional

cmdArgs: { reference-driver: "<string>" }

The JDBC driver class for the reference database

Optional

cmdArgs: { reference-driver-properties-file: "<string>" }

The JDBC driver properties file for the reference database

Optional

cmdArgs: { reference-liquibase-catalog-name: "<string>" }

Reference database catalog to use for Liquibase objects. Liquibase 4.24.0+.

Optional

cmdArgs: { reference-liquibase-schema-name: "<string>" }

Reference database schema to use for Liquibase objects. Liquibase 4.24.0+.

Optional

cmdArgs: { reference-password: "<string>" }

The reference database password.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

cmdArgs: { reference-schemas: "<string>" }

Schemas names on reference database to use in diff. This is a CSV list.

Optional

cmdArgs: { reference-username: "<string>" }

The reference database username.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

cmdArgs: { replace-if-exists-types: "<string>" }

Specify Change Types you want to target. Liquibase sets replaceIfExists="true" on these Change Types: createFunction, createPackage, createPackageBody, createProcedure, createTrigger, and createView. Liquibase 4.26.0+. Default: <none>.

Optional

cmdArgs: { report-enabled: "<true|false>" }

Enables a report at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-enabled. Default: false.

Optional

cmdArgs: { report-name: "<string>" }

Specifies the name of the report file at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-name. By default, Liquibase generates a new report file labeled with a timestamp (user's local time). If you set a custom name, Liquibase overwrites the existing file every time you generate a new report. Default: report-<DD-Mon-YYYY-HHmmss>.html.

Optional

cmdArgs: { report-path: "<string>" }

Specifies the file path to the report file at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-path. Default: ./.

Optional

cmdArgs: { run-on-change-types: "<string>" }

Specify Change Types you want to target. Liquibase sets runOnChange="true" on changesets containing solely these Change Types: createFunction, createPackage, createPackageBody, createProcedure, createTrigger, and createView. Liquibase 4.26.0+. Default: <none>.

Optional

cmdArgs: { schemas: "<string>" }

Schemas to include in diff

Optional

cmdArgs: { username: "<string>" }

Username to connect to the target database.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional
Attribute Definition Requirement

liquibase.command.changelogFile: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.changelogFile: <string>

The root changelog

Required

liquibase.command.referenceUrl: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceUrl: <string>

The JDBC reference database connection URL

Required

liquibase.command.url: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.url: <string>

The JDBC database connection URL. See Using JDBC URL in Liquibase.

Required

liquibase.command.author: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.author: <string>

Specifies the author for changesets in the generated changelog.

Optional

liquibase.command.contextFilter: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.contextFilter: <string>

Specifies the context filter to generate and apply to all changesets in your changelog. Useful to set many contexts quickly. Similar to the set-contexts command. Available in Liquibase 4.24.0 and later.

Contexts are tags you can add to changesets to control which changesets will be executed in any particular migration run.

After generating changesets with contexts, to deploy specific changes according to these contexts, you must run a command that specifies a context filter. For example, update --context-filter=<xyz>.

Optional

liquibase.command.defaultCatalogName: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.defaultCatalogName: <string>

Name of the default catalog to use for the database connection

Optional

liquibase.command.defaultSchemaName: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.defaultSchemaName: <string>

Name of the default schema to use for the database connection. If defaultSchemaName is set, then objects do not have to be fully qualified. This means you can refer to just mytable instead of myschema.mytable.

Tip: In Liquibase v4.23.0+, camelCase for defaultSchemaName works successfully. If you are on an earlier version, camelCase may not work as expected.

Note: The syntax liquibase.command.defaultSchemaName is valid for v4.19.0+. For prior versions, use defaultSchemaName.

Optional

liquibase.command.diffTypes: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.diffTypes: <string>

Specifies the types of objects to compare. Specify multiple values as a comma-separated list (without spaces). Valid values are: catalogs, checkconstraints, columns, data, databasepackage, databasepackagebody, foreignkeys, functions, indexes, primarykeys, sequences, storedprocedures, tables, triggers, uniqueconstraints, views.

If null, default types are columns, foreignkeys, indexes, primarykeys, tables, uniqueconstraints, views.

Note: The diff types checkconstraints, databasepackage, databasepackagebody, functions, storedprocedures, and triggers require a valid Liquibase Pro license key to use.

Optional

liquibase.command.driftSeverity: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.driftSeverity: <string>

Specifies the severity level of all error types in the drift report (changed, missing, or unexpected content). Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. If both --drift-severity and one of the individual error type arguments are set, the individual error type arguments take priority. Default: INFO.

Optional

liquibase.command.driftSeverityChanged: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.driftSeverityChanged: <string>

Specifies the severity level of changed content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for changed content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

liquibase.command.driftSeverityMissing: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.driftSeverityMissing: <string>

Specifies the severity level of missing content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for missing content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

liquibase.command.driftSeverityUnexpected: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.driftSeverityUnexpected: <string>

Specifies the severity level of unexpected content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for unexpected content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

liquibase.command.driver: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.driver: <string>

The JDBC driver class

Optional

liquibase.command.driverPropertiesFile: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.driverPropertiesFile: <string>

The JDBC driver properties file

Optional

liquibase.command.excludeObjects: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.excludeObjects: <string>

Objects to exclude from diff

Optional

liquibase.command.includeCatalog: <true|false>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.includeCatalog: <true|false>

If true, the catalog will be included in generated changesets. Default: false

Optional

liquibase.command.includeObjects: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.includeObjects: <string>

Objects to include in diff

Optional

liquibase.command.includeSchema: <true|false>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.includeSchema: <true|false>

If true, the schema will be included in generated changesets. Default: false

Optional

liquibase.command.includeTablespace: <true|false>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.includeTablespace: <true|false>

Include the tablespace attribute in the changelog. Default: false

Optional

liquibase.command.labelFilter: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.labelFilter: <string>

Specifies the label filter to generate and apply to all changesets in your changelog. Useful to set many labels quickly. Similar to the set-labels command. Available in Liquibase 4.24.0 and later.

Labels are tags you can add to changesets to control which changeset will be executed in any migration run.

After generating changesets with labels, to deploy specific changes according to these labels, you must run a command that specifies a label filter. For example, update --label-filter=<xyz>.

Optional

liquibase.command.openReport: <true|false>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.openReport: <true|false>

If true, automatically opens the report in your default browser. Default: false.

Optional

liquibase.command.outputSchemas: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.outputSchemas: <string>

Lets you replace the schemas in the output changelog. This is a CSV list. The parameter size must match --schemas. If you have three items names in --schemas, you must also have three items in --output-schemas.

Example: liquibase generate-changelog --schemas=a,b,c --output-schemas=d,e,f

Optional

liquibase.command.password: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.password: <string>

Password to connect to the target database.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

liquibase.command.referenceDefaultCatalogName: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceDefaultCatalogName: <string>

The reference default catalog name to use for the database connection

Optional

liquibase.command.referenceDefaultSchemaName: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceDefaultSchemaName: <string>

The reference default schema name to use for the database connection

Optional

liquibase.command.referenceDriver: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceDriver: <string>

The JDBC driver class for the reference database

Optional

liquibase.command.referenceDriverPropertiesFile: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceDriverPropertiesFile: <string>

The JDBC driver properties file for the reference database

Optional

liquibase.command.referenceLiquibaseCatalogName: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceLiquibaseCatalogName: <string>

Reference database catalog to use for Liquibase objects. Liquibase 4.24.0+.

Optional

liquibase.command.referenceLiquibaseSchemaName: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceLiquibaseSchemaName: <string>

Reference database schema to use for Liquibase objects. Liquibase 4.24.0+.

Optional

liquibase.command.referencePassword: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.referencePassword: <string>

The reference database password.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

liquibase.command.referenceSchemas: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceSchemas: <string>

Schemas names on reference database to use in diff. This is a CSV list.

Optional

liquibase.command.referenceUsername: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceUsername: <string>

The reference database username.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

liquibase.command.replaceIfExistsTypes: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.replaceIfExistsTypes: <string>

Specify Change Types you want to target. Liquibase sets replaceIfExists="true" on these Change Types: createFunction, createPackage, createPackageBody, createProcedure, createTrigger, and createView. Liquibase 4.26.0+. Default: <none>.

Optional

liquibase.command.reportEnabled: <true|false>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.reportEnabled: <true|false>

Enables a report at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-enabled. Default: false.

Optional

liquibase.command.reportName: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.reportName: <string>

Specifies the name of the report file at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-name. By default, Liquibase generates a new report file labeled with a timestamp (user's local time). If you set a custom name, Liquibase overwrites the existing file every time you generate a new report. Default: report-<DD-Mon-YYYY-HHmmss>.html.

Optional

liquibase.command.reportPath: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.reportPath: <string>

Specifies the file path to the report file at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-path. Default: ./.

Optional

liquibase.command.runOnChangeTypes: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.runOnChangeTypes: <string>

Specify Change Types you want to target. Liquibase sets runOnChange="true" on changesets containing solely these Change Types: createFunction, createPackage, createPackageBody, createProcedure, createTrigger, and createView. Liquibase 4.26.0+. Default: <none>.

Optional

liquibase.command.schemas: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.schemas: <string>

Schemas to include in diff

Optional

liquibase.command.username: <string>

liquibase.command.<cmdName>.username: <string>

Username to connect to the target database.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional
Attribute Definition Requirement

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.changelogFile=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.changelogFile=<string>

The root changelog

Required

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.referenceUrl=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceUrl=<string>

The JDBC reference database connection URL

Required

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.url=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.url=<string>

The JDBC database connection URL. See Using JDBC URL in Liquibase.

Required

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.author=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.author=<string>

Specifies the author for changesets in the generated changelog.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.contextFilter=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.contextFilter=<string>

Specifies the context filter to generate and apply to all changesets in your changelog. Useful to set many contexts quickly. Similar to the set-contexts command. Available in Liquibase 4.24.0 and later.

Contexts are tags you can add to changesets to control which changesets will be executed in any particular migration run.

After generating changesets with contexts, to deploy specific changes according to these contexts, you must run a command that specifies a context filter. For example, update --context-filter=<xyz>.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.defaultCatalogName=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.defaultCatalogName=<string>

Name of the default catalog to use for the database connection

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.defaultSchemaName=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.defaultSchemaName=<string>

Name of the default schema to use for the database connection. If defaultSchemaName is set, then objects do not have to be fully qualified. This means you can refer to just mytable instead of myschema.mytable.

Tip: In Liquibase v4.23.0+, camelCase for defaultSchemaName works successfully. If you are on an earlier version, camelCase may not work as expected.

Note: The syntax liquibase.command.defaultSchemaName is valid for v4.19.0+. For prior versions, use defaultSchemaName.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.diffTypes=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.diffTypes=<string>

Specifies the types of objects to compare. Specify multiple values as a comma-separated list (without spaces). Valid values are: catalogs, checkconstraints, columns, data, databasepackage, databasepackagebody, foreignkeys, functions, indexes, primarykeys, sequences, storedprocedures, tables, triggers, uniqueconstraints, views.

If null, default types are columns, foreignkeys, indexes, primarykeys, tables, uniqueconstraints, views.

Note: The diff types checkconstraints, databasepackage, databasepackagebody, functions, storedprocedures, and triggers require a valid Liquibase Pro license key to use.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.driftSeverity=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.driftSeverity=<string>

Specifies the severity level of all error types in the drift report (changed, missing, or unexpected content). Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. If both --drift-severity and one of the individual error type arguments are set, the individual error type arguments take priority. Default: INFO.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.driftSeverityChanged=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.driftSeverityChanged=<string>

Specifies the severity level of changed content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for changed content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.driftSeverityMissing=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.driftSeverityMissing=<string>

Specifies the severity level of missing content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for missing content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.driftSeverityUnexpected=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.driftSeverityUnexpected=<string>

Specifies the severity level of unexpected content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for unexpected content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.driver=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.driver=<string>

The JDBC driver class

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.driverPropertiesFile=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.driverPropertiesFile=<string>

The JDBC driver properties file

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.excludeObjects=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.excludeObjects=<string>

Objects to exclude from diff

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.includeCatalog=<true|false>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.includeCatalog=<true|false>

If true, the catalog will be included in generated changesets. Default: false

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.includeObjects=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.includeObjects=<string>

Objects to include in diff

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.includeSchema=<true|false>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.includeSchema=<true|false>

If true, the schema will be included in generated changesets. Default: false

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.includeTablespace=<true|false>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.includeTablespace=<true|false>

Include the tablespace attribute in the changelog. Default: false

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.labelFilter=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.labelFilter=<string>

Specifies the label filter to generate and apply to all changesets in your changelog. Useful to set many labels quickly. Similar to the set-labels command. Available in Liquibase 4.24.0 and later.

Labels are tags you can add to changesets to control which changeset will be executed in any migration run.

After generating changesets with labels, to deploy specific changes according to these labels, you must run a command that specifies a label filter. For example, update --label-filter=<xyz>.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.openReport=<true|false>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.openReport=<true|false>

If true, automatically opens the report in your default browser. Default: false.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.outputSchemas=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.outputSchemas=<string>

Lets you replace the schemas in the output changelog. This is a CSV list. The parameter size must match --schemas. If you have three items names in --schemas, you must also have three items in --output-schemas.

Example: liquibase generate-changelog --schemas=a,b,c --output-schemas=d,e,f

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.password=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.password=<string>

Password to connect to the target database.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.referenceDefaultCatalogName=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceDefaultCatalogName=<string>

The reference default catalog name to use for the database connection

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.referenceDefaultSchemaName=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceDefaultSchemaName=<string>

The reference default schema name to use for the database connection

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.referenceDriver=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceDriver=<string>

The JDBC driver class for the reference database

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.referenceDriverPropertiesFile=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceDriverPropertiesFile=<string>

The JDBC driver properties file for the reference database

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.referenceLiquibaseCatalogName=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceLiquibaseCatalogName=<string>

Reference database catalog to use for Liquibase objects. Liquibase 4.24.0+.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.referenceLiquibaseSchemaName=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceLiquibaseSchemaName=<string>

Reference database schema to use for Liquibase objects. Liquibase 4.24.0+.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.referencePassword=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.referencePassword=<string>

The reference database password.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.referenceSchemas=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceSchemas=<string>

Schemas names on reference database to use in diff. This is a CSV list.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.referenceUsername=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.referenceUsername=<string>

The reference database username.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.replaceIfExistsTypes=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.replaceIfExistsTypes=<string>

Specify Change Types you want to target. Liquibase sets replaceIfExists="true" on these Change Types: createFunction, createPackage, createPackageBody, createProcedure, createTrigger, and createView. Liquibase 4.26.0+. Default: <none>.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.reportEnabled=<true|false>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.reportEnabled=<true|false>

Enables a report at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-enabled. Default: false.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.reportName=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.reportName=<string>

Specifies the name of the report file at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-name. By default, Liquibase generates a new report file labeled with a timestamp (user's local time). If you set a custom name, Liquibase overwrites the existing file every time you generate a new report. Default: report-<DD-Mon-YYYY-HHmmss>.html.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.reportPath=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.reportPath=<string>

Specifies the file path to the report file at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-path. Default: ./.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.runOnChangeTypes=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.runOnChangeTypes=<string>

Specify Change Types you want to target. Liquibase sets runOnChange="true" on changesets containing solely these Change Types: createFunction, createPackage, createPackageBody, createProcedure, createTrigger, and createView. Liquibase 4.26.0+. Default: <none>.

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.schemas=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.schemas=<string>

Schemas to include in diff

Optional

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.username=<string>

JAVA_OPTS=-Dliquibase.command.<cmdName>.username=<string>

Username to connect to the target database.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional
Attribute Definition Requirement

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_CHANGELOG_FILE=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_CHANGELOG_FILE=<string>

The root changelog

Required

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REFERENCE_URL=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REFERENCE_URL=<string>

The JDBC reference database connection URL

Required

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_URL=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_URL=<string>

The JDBC database connection URL. See Using JDBC URL in Liquibase.

Required

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_AUTHOR=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_AUTHOR=<string>

Specifies the author for changesets in the generated changelog.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_CONTEXT_FILTER=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_CONTEXT_FILTER=<string>

Specifies the context filter to generate and apply to all changesets in your changelog. Useful to set many contexts quickly. Similar to the set-contexts command. Available in Liquibase 4.24.0 and later.

Contexts are tags you can add to changesets to control which changesets will be executed in any particular migration run.

After generating changesets with contexts, to deploy specific changes according to these contexts, you must run a command that specifies a context filter. For example, update --context-filter=<xyz>.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_DEFAULT_CATALOG_NAME=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_DEFAULT_CATALOG_NAME=<string>

Name of the default catalog to use for the database connection

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_DEFAULT_SCHEMA_NAME=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_DEFAULT_SCHEMA_NAME=<string>

Name of the default schema to use for the database connection. If defaultSchemaName is set, then objects do not have to be fully qualified. This means you can refer to just mytable instead of myschema.mytable.

Tip: In Liquibase v4.23.0+, camelCase for defaultSchemaName works successfully. If you are on an earlier version, camelCase may not work as expected.

Note: The syntax liquibase.command.defaultSchemaName is valid for v4.19.0+. For prior versions, use defaultSchemaName.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_DIFF_TYPES=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_DIFF_TYPES=<string>

Specifies the types of objects to compare. Specify multiple values as a comma-separated list (without spaces). Valid values are: catalogs, checkconstraints, columns, data, databasepackage, databasepackagebody, foreignkeys, functions, indexes, primarykeys, sequences, storedprocedures, tables, triggers, uniqueconstraints, views.

If null, default types are columns, foreignkeys, indexes, primarykeys, tables, uniqueconstraints, views.

Note: The diff types checkconstraints, databasepackage, databasepackagebody, functions, storedprocedures, and triggers require a valid Liquibase Pro license key to use.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_DRIFT_SEVERITY=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_DRIFT_SEVERITY=<string>

Specifies the severity level of all error types in the drift report (changed, missing, or unexpected content). Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. If both --drift-severity and one of the individual error type arguments are set, the individual error type arguments take priority. Default: INFO.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_DRIFT_SEVERITY_CHANGED=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_DRIFT_SEVERITY_CHANGED=<string>

Specifies the severity level of changed content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for changed content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_DRIFT_SEVERITY_MISSING=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_DRIFT_SEVERITY_MISSING=<string>

Specifies the severity level of missing content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for missing content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_DRIFT_SEVERITY_UNEXPECTED=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_DRIFT_SEVERITY_UNEXPECTED=<string>

Specifies the severity level of unexpected content in the drift report. Valid values are INFO (0), MINOR (1), MAJOR (2), CRITICAL (3), and BLOCKER (4), from least severe to most severe. Overrides the value of --drift-severity for unexpected content only. Default: INFO.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_DRIVER=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_DRIVER=<string>

The JDBC driver class

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_DRIVER_PROPERTIES_FILE=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_DRIVER_PROPERTIES_FILE=<string>

The JDBC driver properties file

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_EXCLUDE_OBJECTS=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_EXCLUDE_OBJECTS=<string>

Objects to exclude from diff

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_INCLUDE_CATALOG=<true|false>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_INCLUDE_CATALOG=<true|false>

If true, the catalog will be included in generated changesets. Default: false

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_INCLUDE_OBJECTS=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_INCLUDE_OBJECTS=<string>

Objects to include in diff

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_INCLUDE_SCHEMA=<true|false>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_INCLUDE_SCHEMA=<true|false>

If true, the schema will be included in generated changesets. Default: false

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_INCLUDE_TABLESPACE=<true|false>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_INCLUDE_TABLESPACE=<true|false>

Include the tablespace attribute in the changelog. Default: false

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_LABEL_FILTER=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_LABEL_FILTER=<string>

Specifies the label filter to generate and apply to all changesets in your changelog. Useful to set many labels quickly. Similar to the set-labels command. Available in Liquibase 4.24.0 and later.

Labels are tags you can add to changesets to control which changeset will be executed in any migration run.

After generating changesets with labels, to deploy specific changes according to these labels, you must run a command that specifies a label filter. For example, update --label-filter=<xyz>.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_OPEN_REPORT=<true|false>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_OPEN_REPORT=<true|false>

If true, automatically opens the report in your default browser. Default: false.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_OUTPUT_SCHEMAS=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_OUTPUT_SCHEMAS=<string>

Lets you replace the schemas in the output changelog. This is a CSV list. The parameter size must match --schemas. If you have three items names in --schemas, you must also have three items in --output-schemas.

Example: liquibase generate-changelog --schemas=a,b,c --output-schemas=d,e,f

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_PASSWORD=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_PASSWORD=<string>

Password to connect to the target database.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REFERENCE_DEFAULT_CATALOG_NAME=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REFERENCE_DEFAULT_CATALOG_NAME=<string>

The reference default catalog name to use for the database connection

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REFERENCE_DEFAULT_SCHEMA_NAME=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REFERENCE_DEFAULT_SCHEMA_NAME=<string>

The reference default schema name to use for the database connection

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REFERENCE_DRIVER=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REFERENCE_DRIVER=<string>

The JDBC driver class for the reference database

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REFERENCE_DRIVER_PROPERTIES_FILE=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REFERENCE_DRIVER_PROPERTIES_FILE=<string>

The JDBC driver properties file for the reference database

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REFERENCE_LIQUIBASE_CATALOG_NAME=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REFERENCE_LIQUIBASE_CATALOG_NAME=<string>

Reference database catalog to use for Liquibase objects. Liquibase 4.24.0+.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REFERENCE_LIQUIBASE_SCHEMA_NAME=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REFERENCE_LIQUIBASE_SCHEMA_NAME=<string>

Reference database schema to use for Liquibase objects. Liquibase 4.24.0+.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REFERENCE_PASSWORD=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REFERENCE_PASSWORD=<string>

The reference database password.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REFERENCE_SCHEMAS=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REFERENCE_SCHEMAS=<string>

Schemas names on reference database to use in diff. This is a CSV list.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REFERENCE_USERNAME=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REFERENCE_USERNAME=<string>

The reference database username.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REPLACE_IF_EXISTS_TYPES=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REPLACE_IF_EXISTS_TYPES=<string>

Specify Change Types you want to target. Liquibase sets replaceIfExists="true" on these Change Types: createFunction, createPackage, createPackageBody, createProcedure, createTrigger, and createView. Liquibase 4.26.0+. Default: <none>.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REPORT_ENABLED=<true|false>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REPORT_ENABLED=<true|false>

Enables a report at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-enabled. Default: false.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REPORT_NAME=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REPORT_NAME=<string>

Specifies the name of the report file at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-name. By default, Liquibase generates a new report file labeled with a timestamp (user's local time). If you set a custom name, Liquibase overwrites the existing file every time you generate a new report. Default: report-<DD-Mon-YYYY-HHmmss>.html.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_REPORT_PATH=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_REPORT_PATH=<string>

Specifies the file path to the report file at the command level. Overrides the global argument --reports-path. Default: ./.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_RUN_ON_CHANGE_TYPES=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_RUN_ON_CHANGE_TYPES=<string>

Specify Change Types you want to target. Liquibase sets runOnChange="true" on changesets containing solely these Change Types: createFunction, createPackage, createPackageBody, createProcedure, createTrigger, and createView. Liquibase 4.26.0+. Default: <none>.

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_SCHEMAS=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_SCHEMAS=<string>

Schemas to include in diff

Optional

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_USERNAME=<string>

LIQUIBASE_COMMAND_<CMDNAME>_USERNAME=<string>

Username to connect to the target database.

Tip: It is a best practice to store sensitive data in a Secrets Management tool with Liquibase Pro.

Optional

Note: The username and password attributes are not required for connections and systems which use alternate means of authentication. Also, you can specify database credentials as part of the url attribute.

Drift report

In Liquibase 4.25.1 and later, you can automatically generate a Drift Report using the diff-changelog command. The drift report requires a Liquibase Pro license key.