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Creating a connection to an HDFS file

Before you begin

  • You have selected the Profiling perspective.
  • You have created a connection to the Hadoop distribution.


  1. In the DQ Repository tree view, right-click the Hadoop connection to be used and select Create HDFS.
    A wizard opens to guide you through the steps to use a file schema from HDFS.
  2. Follow the steps in the wizard to create the connection, and click Check at the last step to verify if the connection is successful.
  3. Click Finish.


The new HDFS connection is listed under the Hadoop connection in the DQ Repository tree view.
New HDFS connection under the Metadata node.

For more information about creating HDFS connections, see Centralizing HDFS metadata.

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