listing files from adls gen2 from databricks

Hari, Jayashree (Cognizant) 1 Reputation point

How to list files from ADLS gen2 of "/path/.filetype" in databricks?
.parquet") is considered as actual filename

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  1. PRADEEPCHEEKATLA-MSFT 79,376 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hello @Hari, Jayashree (Cognizant) ,

    Thanks for the question and using MS Q&A platform.

    Azure Databricks dbutils doesn't support all UNIX shell functions and syntax, so that's probably the issue you ran into.

    Note: %sh reads from the local filesystem by default. To access root or mounted paths in root with %sh, preface the path with /dbfs/.

    Try using a shell cell with %sh to get the list files based on the file type as shown below:


    For more details, refer Databricks File System (DBFS).

    Hope this will help. Please let us know if any further queries.


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