From Neo4j 3.0 access to
neo4j-shell is no longer possible from the desktop-installers for Windows and OSX.
neo4j-shell, you have to download the TAR/ZIP distribution from: http://neo4j.com/download/other-releases/
For importing files that contain semicolon separated cypher commands, you can also use:
The official Neo4j-Docker image can also come handy.
docker pull neo4j CONTAINER=$(docker run -d --name neo4j -p 7474:7474 -v /path/to/data:/data -v /path/to/csv-files:/var/lib/neo4j/import neo4j) echo "Running Neo4j as $CONTAINER, waiting for startup" sleep 10 # to import a file from `/path/to/csv-files/import.cypher` docker exec $CONTAINER /var/lib/neo4j/bin/neo4j-shell -f /var/lib/neo4j/import/import.cypher # or for interactive mode docker exec -ti $CONTAINER /var/lib/neo4j/bin/neo4j-shell