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Re: Changing the replication factor of particular file
hadoop dfs -setrep 1 filename

Add -r if you want to change replication recursively.

Usage: hdfs dfs -setrep [-R] <path>
hdfs dfs -setrep -w 3 -R /user/hadoop/dir1

-w  is there if you want to wait till replication finished.

*Thanks & Regards    *

Shashwat Shriparv

On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 1:45 PM, Mohammad Mustaqeem

> Hi,
>      Is there any method to change the replication factor of any particular
> file.
> Means that, if any file is not important then we should decrease its
> replication factor and the file that is more important, we should increase
> its replication factor.
> --
> *With regards ---*
> *Mohammad Mustaqeem*,
> M.Tech (CSE)
> MNNIT Allahabad
> 9026604270