Change the owner and group of a file in Hadoop.

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I have some files in HDFS Cluster. I want to change the owner of the files. How can I do that?


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The Chown command can be used to change the owner and group a file in Hadoop. This command is similar to the Chown command in the shell. If the owner of the group is known or specified, then only the owner of the group will be changed or modified using this command. The owner and the group name will be represented in alphabets, digits, characters and is case sensitive as well. The syntax is represented below:


$ hadoop fs -chown [-R] [OWNER][:[GROUP]] PATH

 
 

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