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HDFS Browser - Storage Server 1.1.0 - WSO2 Documentation
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The HDFS Browser provides the facility of viewing your HDFS Instance in a tree view, and a detailed view. HDFS instance is mapped to the tree view and the detailed view, which lists out the items in a path. 

Tree View

This view shows the files and folders of a given path in the HDFS Instance of the user, in a tree structure.

Detail View

This view shows the files and folders of a given path in the HDFS Instance of the user, listed. The view is viewable n the following occasions

  1. When a user clicks on a tree node from the tree view.
  2. Navigating to Detail View.
  3. Searching for a file path using the Location Bar.

Navigation Via Location Bar

The location bar allows a user to navigate the tree and it directs the user to the detailed view of the entered path.

Folder Management

HDFS browser provides functionalities to create/rename/delete folders so that a user can organize the HDFS instance easily.

Create Folder

Excluding the super tenant admin, who is the owner of the file system, no other user can create a folder in the root folder path.

 

  1. Go to the detail view of the parent folder.
  2. Expand the actions.
  3. Click Create.
  4. Give a unique name and enter.

Rename Folder

  1. Go to the detail view of the parent folder.
  2. Expand the actions.
  3. Click Rename.
  4. Give a unique name and press enter.

Delete Folder

  1. Go to the detail view of the parent folder.
  2. Expand the actions.
  3. Click Delete.
  4. Confirm the action.

File Management

HDFS browser provides functionalities to rename/delete files so that a user can organize the HDFS instance easily. The user is given the facility to upload and download files to and from folders of choice.

 

Rename File

  1. Go to the detail view of the parent folder.
  2. Expand the actions.
  3. Click Rename.
  4. Give a unique name and enter.


Delete File

  1. Go to the detail view of the parent folder.
  2. Expand the actions.
  3. Click Delete.
  4. Confirm the action.


File Upload/Download

A user is given the facility to upload and download files to folders of a HDFS Instance via the HDFS Browser.

File Upload

  1. Go to the detail view of the parent folder.
  2. Expand the actions.
  3. Click Upload.
  4. Select the file location.
  5. Give a name to the file.
  6. Click Add.

File Download

  1. Go to the detail view of the parent folder.
  2. Expand the actions of the file to download.
  3. Click Download.
  4. Confirm action.

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