View the Custom Metastores

GET /api/v1.2/custom_metastores

Use this API to see the custom metastores that are connected to the QDS.

For information on how to connect/edit to a metastore through the QDS UI, see Connecting to a Custom Hive Metastore.


This feature is not enabled by default. To enable it, create a ticket with Qubole Support.

Required Role

The following users can make this API call:

  • Users who belong to the system-user or system-admin group.

  • Users who belong to a group associated with a role that allows submitting a command. See Managing Groups and Managing Roles for more information.



Request API Syntax

Here is the API syntax for the REST API call that can be considered as an example too as there are no parameters in the data payload.

curl -X GET -H "X-AUTH-TOKEN:<AUTH-TOKEN>" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Accept: application/json" \


The above syntax uses as the endpoint. Qubole provides other endpoints to access QDS that are described in Supported Qubole Endpoints on Different Cloud Providers.