To start or stop Hive Metastore using the MapR Control System:

  1. In the Navigation pane, expand the Cluster Views pane and click Dashboard.
  2. In the Services pane, click Hive Metastore to open the Nodes screen displaying all the nodes on which Hive Metastore is configured.
  3. On the Nodes screen, click the hostname of each node to display its Node Properties screen.
  4. On each Node Properties screen, use the Stop/Start button in the Hive Metastore row under Manage Node Services to start Hive Metastore.