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How to enable debug logging on the Hive CLI in Pivotal HD


Product Version
Pivotal HD 3.x
Hive 0.14.x


While troubleshooting connection or performance issues with the Hive CLI, it may be necessary to enable debug logging on the Hive client to fully understand the issue.


Follow the steps below: 

1. Close the current Hive CLI session.

2. Reconnect to the Hive CLI using the following command and options:

hive -hiveconf hive.log.file=debug_hive.log -hiveconf hive.log.dir=/tmp/hiveCLI -hiveconf hive.root.logger=DEBUG,DRFA

3. Reproduce the issue.

4. Review the log /tmp/hivecli/hivecli_debug.log

Article "Hive CLI hangs for an extended period of time then fails with "No Route to Host"" may be useful if troubleshooting connectivity issues.



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