If you want to see the list of Thrift Server commands, use the the thriftserver command without any option.

NAME
    ltcli thriftserver

SYNOPSIS
    ltcli thriftserver COMMAND

COMMANDS
    COMMAND is one of the following:

     beeline
       Connect to thriftserver command line

     monitor
       Show thriftserver log

     restart
       Thriftserver restart

     start
       Start thriftserver

     stop
       Stop thriftserver

1. Thriftserver beeline

Connect to the thrift server

ec2-user@lightningdb:1> thriftserver beeline
Connecting...
Connecting to jdbc:hive2://localhost:13000
19/11/19 04:45:18 INFO jdbc.Utils: Supplied authorities: localhost:13000
19/11/19 04:45:18 INFO jdbc.Utils: Resolved authority: localhost:13000
19/11/19 04:45:18 INFO jdbc.HiveConnection: Will try to open client transport with JDBC Uri: jdbc:hive2://localhost:13000
Connected to: Spark SQL (version 2.3.1)
Driver: Hive JDBC (version 1.2.1.spark2)
Transaction isolation: TRANSACTION_REPEATABLE_READ
Beeline version 1.2.1.spark2 by Apache Hive
0: jdbc:hive2://localhost:13000> show tables;
+-----------+------------+--------------+--+
| database  | tableName  | isTemporary  |
+-----------+------------+--------------+--+
+-----------+------------+--------------+--+
No rows selected (0.55 seconds)

Default value of db url to connect is jdbc:hive2://$HIVE_HOST:$HIVE_PORT

You can modify $HIVE_HOST and $HIVE_PORT by the command conf thriftserver

2. Thriftserver monitor

You can view the logs of the thrift server in real-time.

ec2-user@lightningdb:1> thriftserver monitor
Press Ctrl-C for exit.
19/11/19 04:43:33 INFO storage.BlockManagerMasterEndpoint: Registering block manager ip-172-31-39-147.ap-northeast-2.compute.internal:35909 with 912.3 MB RAM, BlockManagerId(4, ip-172-31-39-147.ap-northeast-2.compute.internal, 35909, None)
19/11/19 04:43:33 INFO cluster.YarnSchedulerBackend$YarnDriverEndpoint: Registered executor NettyRpcEndpointRef(spark-client://Executor) (172.31.39.147:53604) with ID 5
19/11/19 04:43:33 INFO storage.BlockManagerMasterEndpoint: Registering block manager
...

3. Thriftserver restart

Restart the thrift server.

ec2-user@lightningdb:1> thriftserver restart
no org.apache.spark.sql.hive.thriftserver.HiveThriftServer2 to stop
starting org.apache.spark.sql.hive.thriftserver.HiveThriftServer2, logging to /opt/spark/logs/spark-ec2-user-org.apache.spark.sql.hive.thriftserver.HiveThriftServer2-1-ip-172-31-39-147.ap-northeast-2.compute.internal.out

4. Start thriftserver

Run the thrift server.

ec2-user@lightningdb:1> thriftserver start
starting org.apache.spark.sql.hive.thriftserver.HiveThriftServer2, logging to /opt/spark/logs/spark-ec2-user-org.apache.spark.sql.hive.thriftserver.HiveThriftServer2-1-ip-172-31-39-147.ap-northeast-2.compute.internal.out

You can view the logs through the command monitor.

5. Stop thriftserver

Shut down the thrift server.

ec2-user@lightningdb:1> thriftserver stop
stopping org.apache.spark.sql.hive.thriftserver.HiveThriftServer2