nodetool info

Returns node information, including the token and on disk storage (load) information, times started (generation), uptime in seconds, and heap memory usage.


nodetool [<connection_options>] info
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.


The short- and long-form options are comma-separated.

Connection options

-h, --host hostname

The hostname or IP address of a remote node or nodes. When omitted, the default is the local machine.

-p, --port jmx_port

The JMX port number.

-pw, --password jmxpassword

The JMX password for authenticating with secure JMX. If a password is not provided, you are prompted to enter one.

-pwf, --password-file jmx_password_filepath

The filepath to the file that stores JMX authentication credentials.

-u, --username jmx_username

The username for authenticating with secure JMX.

Command arguments

-T, --tokens

Show all tokens.


nodetool info -T


ID                     : 3b8e8192-c1d3-4b01-a792-9673b4e377c1
Gossip active          : true
Native Transport active: true
Load                   : 255.29 KiB
Generation No          : 1532896921
Uptime (seconds)       : 1882997
Heap Memory (MB)       : 604.32 / 4012.00
Off Heap Memory (MB)   : 0.00
Data Center            : Search
Rack                   : rack1
Exceptions             : 0
Key Cache              : entries 0, size 0 bytes, capacity 100 MiB, 0 hits, 0 requests, NaN recent hit rate, 14400 save period in seconds
Row Cache              : entries 0, size 0 bytes, capacity 0 bytes, 0 hits, 0 requests, NaN recent hit rate, 0 save period in seconds
Counter Cache          : entries 0, size 0 bytes, capacity 50 MiB, 1 hits, 2 requests, 0.500 recent hit rate, 7200 save period in seconds
Chunk Cache            : entries 7871, size 260.79 MiB, capacity 2.79 GiB, 7871 misses, 14839137 requests, 0.999 recent hit rate, 937.529 microseconds miss latency
Percent Repaired       : 100.0%
Token                  : 8242717283351148695

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