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Re: cli timeouts
Are you communicating with a thrift metastore or a JDBC metastore? I
have had connections opened for long periods of time and never
remember experiencing them timeout.


On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Travis Crawford
> Hey Hive gurus -
> Does anyone know how the CLI handles metastore connection timeouts? It
> seems if I leave a CLI session idle more than
> hive.metastore.client.socket.timeout seconds then run "show tables",
> the cli hangs for the timeout then throws a SocketTimeoutException.
> Restarting the CLI and running the same "show tables" always works.
> Does anyone else see this? My hive.metastore.client.socket.timeout is
> set to 60 - is that a reasonable value?
> --travis