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I Cant run unix shell commands from the hive? It doesnt give any respond.

New Contributor

can anyone please help. How to do this?


@sims soni,

In Beeline you can use the below format

!sh ls -al


In hive shell you can use

!ls -al


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New Contributor

Just before the command use the ! mark, we run unix shell commands from the hive.

For example-

! pwd at hive prompt will list the current directory.

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