Applies to: check marked yes Databricks SQL check marked yes Databricks Runtime 10.4 LTS and above check marked yes Unity Catalog only

Lists the objects immediately contained at the URL.


LIST url [ WITH ( CREDENTIAL credential_name ) ] [ LIMIT limit ]


  • url

    A STRING literal with the location of the cloud storage described as an absolute URL.

  • credential_name

    An optional named credential used to access this URL. If you supply a credential it must be sufficient to access the URL. If you do not supply a credential the URL must be contained in an external location to to which you have access.

  • limit

    An optional INTEGER constant used to limit the number of objects returned.

    In Databricks Runtime 10.4 LTS the default limit is 1001 and only values between 1 and 1001 are supported.


> LIST 'gs://us-east-1-dev/some_dir' WITH (CREDENTIAL aws_some_dir) LIMIT 2
  path                               name   size modification_time
  ---------------------------------- ------ ---- -----------------
  gs://us-east-1-dev/some_dir/table1 table1 0    ...
  gs://us-east-1-dev/some_dir/table1 table1 0    ...