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Regarding Directory structure

  • #33036

    I would like to see the directory structure of hadoop installation after i log with root/hadoop. I am using the Virtual box Sandbox. What are the other default accounts set up for this sandbox ?

    Please advice .



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  • #33645

    cut -d: -f1 /etc/passwd

    That command should list all of the users on a linux machine. /etc/passwd contains the config for each user on a machine, if you open the actual file you can get a lot more information if you need it. IBM’s file reference page does a good job of detailing it.

    As for viewing the directory structure, I don’t know a good way right off hand but this answer looks like your question, so I’d start with this answer here (direct link)

    Koelli Mungee

    Hi Srikrishna,

    This is to answer your question on the directory structure. If you want more information you can take a look at our manual installation instructions to understand the configuration directory structure


    All the hadoop jars are in


    Another important location for the core hadoop configurations:



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