When using LOAD CSV one can define the source file to be either at a local file
system (i.e load csv from ‘file:///…’ ) or a webserver ( i.e. load csv from ‘http://…’). Usage of a webserver might be a preferrable
approach when in a Causal Cluster, since the webserver would be available regardless of which member was the
If you are in need of setting up a minimalistic webserver this can be accomplished, provided one has installed Python and by running
python -m SimpleHTTPServer
The above command would start a web server at port: 8000, and the web server’s root directory would be the same as where the command was
run. For example if you ran the above command in
https://<IP of the Neo4j Instance>:8000 would list
all the files at
/home/neo4j/load-csv-files. And thus your
LOAD CSV cypher statement would be
load csv from 'http://192.168.97.215:8000/movies.csv' as row .... ....
- Last Modified: 2020-09-23 21:26:58 UTC by Dana Canzano.
- Relevant for Neo4j Versions: 3.4, 3.5.
- Relevant keywords load csv, http, webserver.