How to Connect to Hive

The Connection Dialog and the fields available there ( host, port, user, database, SSH ) are explained in the Connection dialog page. DbSchema connects to Hive using the driver from https://github.com/timveil/hive-jdbc-uber-jar
Tip Firewalls & anti-viruses may block database connections. Read How to enable Firewall connections.

Connect using Kerberos Authentication

You may connect to Hive using Kerberos authentication using the steps described in this article.

To set Java parameters like describe in the article edit the DbSchema.vmoptions file from the same folder as DbSchema.exe:

-Dsun.security.krb5.debug=true
-Djavax.security.auth.useSubjectCredsOnly=false
-Djava.security.krb5.conf="[path-to-kerberos-file]/krb5.ini"