By | July 21, 2015

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In this tutorial i will show you how to do directory, file management in HDFS using hue browser


Click on file browser menu



If you see the right hand side corner, two options are available


  • Directory – This is for creating new directory in HDFS

  •  File – You can create new file using this option, it will be normal text file


Click on File Option you will see the new window open then enter filename and click submit



Below is screen where you can see file created successfully



To edit this file click on file and then click on edit file option which is available at left side menu.



Enter the content and save file



You will see popup message on top



Now if you go back in /user/hue directory you can see 35 bytes are written in this file.




Next let’s understand the directory creation process, click on Directory option.



Name the Directory and click on submit



You can see directory is created successfully


Hue is a very user friendly UI available which works simply on top of hadoop.


In next tutorial i will cover file uploading process.

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