This topic describes how to configure a Sqoop job.


A project is created. For more information, see Manage projects.

Background information

Note Only E-MapReduce V1.3.0 and later support Sqoop jobs. If you run a Sqoop job in an earlier version, an error will be reported. For more information, see the Transfer data section in Sqoop.


  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud E-MapReduce console with an Alibaba Cloud account.
  2. Click the Data Platform tab.
  3. In the Projects section, click Edit Job in the row of a project.
  4. In the left-side navigation pane, right-click the required folder and choose Create Job from the shortcut menu.
    Note You can also right-click the folder to create a subfolder, rename the folder, or delete the folder.
  5. In the dialog box that appears, set the Name and Description parameters, and select Sqoop from the Job Type drop-down list.
    This option indicates that a Sqoop job will be created.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Specify the command line arguments that follow the Sqoop command in the Content field.


    sqoop [args]
  8. Click Save.