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== HistoryServerArguments

HistoryServerArguments is the command-line parser for the[History Server].

When HistoryServerArguments is executed with a single command-line parameter it is assumed to be the event logs directory.

$ ./sbin/ /tmp/spark-events

This is however deprecated since Spark 1.1.0 and you should see the following WARN message in the logs:

WARN HistoryServerArguments: Setting log directory through the command line is deprecated as of Spark 1.1.0. Please set this through spark.history.fs.logDirectory instead.

The same WARN message shows up for --dir and -d command-line options.

--properties-file [propertiesFile] command-line option specifies the file with the custom[Spark properties].

NOTE: When not specified explicitly, History Server uses the default configuration file, i.e.[spark-defaults.conf].


Enable WARN logging level for org.apache.spark.deploy.history.HistoryServerArguments logger to see what happens inside.

Add the following line to conf/

Refer to[Logging].