DSE Advanced Replication connection options

Authenticates connections to an external client for DSE Advanced Replication commands.


dse advrep [connection_options] [command [sub_command] [options]]

The default port for DSE Advanced Replication is 9042.

Syntax conventions Description


Literal keyword.


Not literal.


Variable value. Replace with a valid option or user-defined value.

[ ]

Optional. Square brackets ( [ ] ) surround optional command arguments. Do not type the square brackets.

( )

Group. Parentheses ( ( ) ) identify a group to choose from. Do not type the parentheses.


Or. A vertical bar ( | ) separates alternative elements. Type any one of the elements. Do not type the vertical bar.


Repeatable. An ellipsis ( ... ) indicates that you can repeat the syntax element as often as required.

'Literal string'

Single quotation ( ' ) marks must surround literal strings in CQL statements. Use single quotation marks to preserve upper case.

{ key:value }

Map collection. Braces ( { } ) enclose map collections or key value pairs. A colon separates the key and the value.


Set, list, map, or tuple. Angle brackets ( < > ) enclose data types in a set, list, map, or tuple. Separate the data types with a comma.


End CQL statement. A semicolon ( ; ) terminates all CQL statements.

[ -- ]

Separate the command line options from the command arguments with two hyphens ( -- ). This syntax is useful when arguments might be mistaken for command line options.

' <schema> …​ </schema> '

Search CQL only: Single quotation marks ( ' ) surround an entire XML schema declaration.


Search CQL only: Identify the entity and literal value to overwrite the XML element in the schema and solrconfig files.

Connection options

JMX authentication is supported by some dse commands. Other dse commands authenticate with the user name and password of the configured user. The connection option short form and long form are comma separated.

You can provide authentication credentials in several ways, see Credentials for authentication.

General connection options:

--separator <field_separator>

The field separator for use with the --no-pretty-print command.


Print verbose messages for command.


Displays which arguments are recognized as Spark configuration options and which arguments are forwarded to the Spark shell.


If not specified, data is printed using tabular output. If specified, data is printed as a comma separated list unless a separator is specified.

--cipher-suites <ssl_cipher_suites>

Specify comma-separated list of SSL cipher suites for connection to DSE when SSL is enabled. For example, --cipher-suites c1,c2,c3.

--host <hostname>

The DSE node hostname or IP address.

--jmx-port <jmx_port>

The remote JMX agent port number. Default: 7199.

--jmx-pwd <jmx_password>

The password for authenticating with secure local JMX. If you do not provide a password, you are prompted to enter one.

--jmx-user <jmx_username>

The user name for authenticating with secure local JMX.

--kerberos-enabled (true|false)

Whether Kerberos authentication is enabled for connections to DSE. For example, --kerberos-enabled true.

--keystore-password <keystore_password>

Keystore password for connection to DSE when SSL client authentication is enabled.

--keystore-path <ssl_keystore_path>

Path to the keystore for connection to DSE when SSL client authentication is enabled.

--keystore-type <ssl_keystore_type>

Keystore type for connection to DSE when SSL client authentication is enabled. JKS is the type for keys generated by the Java keytool binary, but other types are possible, depending on user environment.

-p <password>

The password to authenticate for database access. Can use the DSE_PASSWORD environment variable.


Whether SSL is enabled for connection to DSE. --ssl-enabled true is the same as --ssl.

--ssl-protocol <ssl_protocol>

SSL protocol for connection to DSE when SSL is enabled. For example, --ssl-protocol ssl4.

-t <token>

Specify delegation token which can be used to login, or alternatively, DSE_TOKEN environment variable can be used.

--truststore_password <ssl_truststore_password>

Truststore password to use for connection to DSE when SSL is enabled.

--truststore_path <ssl_truststore_path>

Path to the truststore to use for connection to DSE when SSL is enabled. For example, --truststore-path /path/to/ts.

--truststore-type <ssl_truststore_type>

Truststore type for connection to DSE when SSL is enabled. JKS is the type for keys generated by the Java keytool binary, but other types are possible, depending on user environment. For example, --truststore-type jks2.

-u <username>

User name of a DSE authentication account. Can use the DSE_USERNAME environment variable.


This connection example specifies that Kerberos is enabled and lists the replication channels:

dse advrep --host ip-10-200-300-138.example.lan --kerberos-enabled=true conf list

To use the server YAML files:

dse advrep --use-server-config conf list

To list output without pretty-print with a specified separator:

  • command

  • Result

dse advrep --no-pretty-print --separator "|" destination list-conf 

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