Nevermind... 

help CREATE_KEYSPACE; works wonders..

CREATE KEYSPACE <ksname>
                WITH replication = {'class':'SimpleStrategy', 'replication_factor':3};

=)




On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 1:27 PM, Adam Venturella <aventurella@gmail.com> wrote:

When I create a keyspace with a SimpleStrategy as outlined here: https://cassandra.apache.org/doc/cql3/CQL.html#createKeyspaceStmt


CREATE KEYSPACE Test
           WITH strategy_class = SimpleStrategy
            AND strategy_options:replication_factor = 1;

I receive the following error:
Bad Request: line 3:20 mismatched input ':' expecting '='

I'm running the following cqlsh:

Connected to Test Cluster at localhost:9160.
[cqlsh 2.3.0 | Cassandra 1.2.0~rc2 | CQL spec 3.0.0 | Thrift protocol 19.35.0]