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Rename Table — POST ddl/database/:db/table/:table

Description

Rename an HCatalog table.

URL

http://www.myserver.com/templeton/v1/ddl/database/:db/table/:table

Parameters

Name

Description

Required?

Default

:db

The database name

Required

None

:table

The existing (old) table name

Required

None

rename

The new table name

Required

None

group

The user group to use

Optional

None

permissions

The permissions string to use. The format is "rwxrw-r-x".

Optional

None

The standard parameters are also supported.

Results

Name

Description

table

The new table name

database

The database name

Example

Curl Command

% curl -s -d user.name=ctdean \
       -d rename=test_table_2 \
       'http://localhost:50111/templeton/v1/ddl/database/default/table/test_table'

JSON Output

{
 "table": "test_table_2",
 "database": "default"
}

JSON Output (error)

{
  "error": "Table test_table does not exist",
  "errorCode": 404,
  "database": "default",
  "table": "test_table_2"
}


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