cqlsh Python script to start the CQL shell.
The CQL shell is a Python-based command line interface for running
CQL commands interactively.
The CQL shell supports tab completion.
cqlsh command runs in either Python 2 or 3.
To connect to a security-enabled cluster, see Providing Kerberos credentials when starting CQL shell.
For a complete list, see cqlsh (startup options).
Navigate to the DataStax Enterprise installation directory and locate the
bindirectory that contains
cqlshon the Mac OSX, for example.
If you use security features, provide a user name and password.
Print the help menu for
Optionally, specify the IP address and port to start
cqlshon a different node.
cqlsh 126.96.36.199 9042