nodetool reloadlocalschema

Reload local node schema from system tables.


nodetool connection_options reloadlocalschema

Tarball and Installer No-Services path:


Connection options

Connection options specify how to connect and authenticate for all nodetool commands:

Connection options
Short Long Description



Hostname or IP address.



Port number.



Password file path.








Separates command parameters from a list of options.

  • If a username and password for RMI authentication are set explicitly in the file for the host, then you must specify credentials.

  • The repair and rebuild commands can affect multiple nodes in the cluster.

  • Most nodetool commands operate on a single node in the cluster if -h is not used to identify one or more other nodes. If the node from which you issue the command is the intended target, you do not need the -h option to identify the target; otherwise, for remote invocation, identify the target node, or nodes, using -h.


nodetool -u username -pw password describering demo_keyspace

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