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Referencing ADLS in the URLs

Regardless of which specific Hadoop ecosystem application you are using, you can access data stored in ADLS using the URI starting with the adl:// prefix.

The URL structure is:


For example, to access "testfile" located in a directory called "testdir", stored in a data lake store called "mytest", the URL is:


The following FileSystem shell commands demonstrate access to a data lake store named mytest:

hadoop fs -ls adl://

hadoop fs -mkdir adl://

hadoop fs -put testFile adl://

hadoop fs -cat adl://
test file content