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  1. Download, install and start the SQuirrel SQL Client from the SQuirrel SQL website.
  2. Select 'Drivers -> New Driver...' to register Hive's JDBC driver that works with HiveServer2.
    1. Enter the driver name and example URL:

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         Name: Hive
         Example URL: jdbc:hive2://localhost:10000/default
  3. Select 'Extra Class Path -> Add' to add the following jars from your local Hive and Hadoop distribution. You will need to build Hive from the trunk after the commit of HIVE-679.

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  4. Select 'List Drivers'. This will cause SQuirrel to parse your jars for JDBC drivers and might take a few seconds. From the 'Class Name' input box select the Hive driver for working with HiveServer2:

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  5. Click 'OK' to complete the driver registration. 

  6. Select 'Aliases -> Add Alias...' to create a connection alias to your HiveServer2 instance.
    1. Give the connection alias a name in the 'Name' input box.
    2. Select the Hive driver from the 'Driver' drop-down.
    3. Modify the example URL as needed to point to your HiveServer2 instance.
    4. Enter 'User Name' and 'Password' and click 'OK' to save the connection alias.
    5. To connect to HiveServer2, double-click the Hive alias and click 'Connect'.