HDFS - WebHDFS (Rest API)

About

WebHDFS is a rest api for the HDFS file system

Example: A Web URL provides an Upload end-point into a designated HDFS folder.

Management

Enable

HDFS - Configuration (hdfs-site.xml)

<property>
  <name>dfs.webhdfs.enabled</name>
  <value>true</value>
</property>

Example

http://headnode:30070/imagetransfer?getimage=1&txid=latest

where:

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