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The Sequelize Command Line Interface (CLI)

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Install CLI globally with

$ npm install -g sequelize-cli

Now you can run CLI using following command anywhere

$ sequelize


Install CLI locally to your node_modules folder with

$ npm install --save sequelize-cli

You should be able to run CLI with

$ node_modules/.bin/sequelize


Sequelize CLI [Node: 6.11.2, CLI: 3.0.0, ORM: 4.8.0]

  db:migrate                        Run pending migrations
  db:migrate:schema:timestamps:add  Update migration table to have timestamps
  db:migrate:status                 List the status of all migrations
  db:migrate:undo                   Reverts a migration
  db:migrate:undo:all               Revert all migrations ran
  db:seed                           Run specified seeder
  db:seed:undo                      Deletes data from the database
  db:seed:all                       Run every seeder
  db:seed:undo:all                  Deletes data from the database
  db:create                         Create database specified by configuration
  db:drop                           Drop database specified by configuration
  init                              Initializes project
  init:config                       Initializes configuration
  init:migrations                   Initializes migrations
  init:models                       Initializes models
  init:seeders                      Initializes seeders
  migration:generate                Generates a new migration file       [aliases: migration:create]
  model:generate                    Generates a model and its migration  [aliases: model:create]
  seed:generate                     Generates a new seed file            [aliases: seed:create]

  --version  Show version number                                         [boolean]
  --help     Show help                                                   [boolean]


Sequelize CLI is always looking for contributions. You can help us with fixing bugs, reporting bugs or improving documentation.

Please read contributing documentation