Starting cqlsh on Windows

A brief description on starting cqlsh on Windows.

This procedure briefly describes how to start cqlsh on Windows. The cqlsh command is covered in detail later.


  1. Open Command Prompt.
  2. Navigate to the Cassandra bin directory.
  3. Type the command to start cqlsh.
    python cqlsh
    Optionally, specify the IP address and port to start cqlsh on a different node.
    python cqlsh 9042