Cassandra CQL shell or CQLsh is used to specify the way to use the Cassandra commands. Cassandra, when installed, provides a CQL shell prompt, to facilitate the users to communicate with it by executing the Cassandra commands on CQLsh.
|To show help topics about the options of CQLsh commands.
|To see the version of the CQLsh.
|For colored output.
|To show additional debugging information.
|To direct the shell to accept and execute a CQL command.
|file= “file name”
|To execute the command in the given file and to exit.
|To direct the Cassandra not to use colored output.
|To authenticate a user.
|To authenticate a user with a password.