Define a variable with a given name and value.

This command is not available in non-interactive mode.


\def [name] [value]


  • Setting the shell prompt:

\def prompt "{{config_name}}@SQL> "
  • Configuring the banner:

\def banner "Hazelcast CLC {{.version}} (c) 2023 Hazelcast Inc. {{nl}}
Log Path : {{.log_path}}"

In these examples, the config_name action, and the version and log_path placeholders are used.

Other available actions are:

  • date

  • time

  • nl is used to add a new line, which is equivalent of \n.

  • repeat

  • each

Other available placeholders are:

  • config

  • version

  • log_path

  • log_level