Manage the PXF configuration and the PXF service instance on the local Greenplum Database host.
pxf <command> [<option>]
where <command> is:
cluster help init register reset restart start status stop sync version
pxf utility manages the PXF configuration and the PXF service instance on the local Greenplum Database host.
You can initialize or reset PXF on the master, master standby, or a specific segment host. You can also synchronize the PXF configuration from the master to these hosts.
You can start, stop, or restart the PXF service instance on a specific segment host, or display the status of the PXF service instance running on a segment host.
You can copy the extension files from a PXF installation on the host to the Greenplum installation on the host after a Greenplum upgrade.
pxf cluster command to copy extension files to, initialize, or reset PXF on all hosts, synchronize the PXF configuration to the Greenplum Database cluster, or to start, stop, or display the status of the PXF service instance on all segment hosts in the cluster.)
pxfmanagement utility help message and then exit.
--skip-registeroption to instruct PXF to skip this initialization step.) When you initialize PXF, you must identify the PXF user configuration directory via an environment variable named
$PXF_CONF. If you do not set
$PXF_CONFprior to initializing PXF, PXF prompts you to accept or decline the default user configuration directory,
$HOME/pxf, during the initialization process. See Options.
$GPHOMEbe set, and is typically run after you upgrade your Greenplum Database installation.
$PXF_CONF) from the master to a specific Greenplum Database standby master or segment host. You must run
pxf syncon the master host. By default, this command updates files on and copies files to the remote. You can instruct PXF to also delete files during the synchronization; see Options.
pxf init command takes the following options:
$PXF_CONFdirectory location if the environment variable is not set.
pxf reset command takes the following option:
pxf sync command, which you must run on the Greenplum Database master host, takes the following option and argument:
<gphost>that are not also present on the master host. If you specify this option, you must provide it on the command line before
<gphost>must identify the standy master host or a segment host.
Start the PXF service instance on the local segment host:
$ pxf start