Use the following code to import a MySQL database
mysql -u <username> -p <databasename> < <filename.sql>
If the code ends up with the following error – ” ‘<‘ operator is reserved PowerShell Error ” in cmd, use the following code..
& cmd.exe /c "mysql -u <username> -p <databasename> < <filename.sql>"
You can also import in the following way..
mysql -u root -p (give the password) source filenamewithpath.sql