However, before you can use interpreters, in most cases you need to configure them (e.g. point hive interpreter to server/port where HiveServer2 is running on your cluster). You can do this manually via the Zeppelin UI by clicking on the Interpreter tab.
However, in some cases you will want to automate/script out this step. Below is some sample code on how to do this. To run, on the host where Zeppelin is running, copy/paste the code into a file called zeppelin.py using your favourite editor, and then run it by typing: