Authenticating using DSE utilities

Provide credentials for native (internal) and LDAP pass-through authentication when running DataStax utilities against an authentication enabled cluster.

Provide credentials for internal or LDAP pass-through authentication when using DataStax Enterprise (DSE) and native utilities to connect to an authentication enabled cluster.
The following utilities do not require credentials, even when both database and JMX authentication are enabled:
Note: When authorization is also enabled, use the GRANT command manage access to database objects. See Manage access.