Commands for configuring storage policies

Depending on your requirements, use the hdfs storagepolicy sub-commands to set storage policies or list the storage policies applied on a file or a directory.

Setting storage policies

Command: hdfs storagepolicies -setStoragePolicy <path> <policyName>
Argument Description
<path> The path to a directory or file.
<policyName> The name of the storage policy.
hdfs storagepolicies -setStoragePolicy /cold1 COLD

Listing storage policies

Command: hdfs storagepolicies -getStoragePolicy <path>
Argument Description
<path> The path to a directory or file.
hdfs storagepolicies -getStoragePolicy /cold1