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.