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From Russell Bateman <>
Subject Re: Another holiday request...
Date Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:43:07 GMT
Thanks, Andrew. That's a good point that I had missed. I knew some 
indication of troubles reached the triangle icon on the processor's 
representation, but confess I had not realized there was a documented 
threshold. This will work fine (though I'll bet our guys would like the 
more carnival atmosphere).


P.S. I hope my attempt at humor didn't offend.

On 12/02/2016 07:08 AM, Andrew Grande wrote:
> I think the team was going for a toned down style anyway. One way to draw a
> user's attention, which is available today already, is to use a standard
> log statement with proper level. This will issue a bulletin both on the
> processor (and visually indicate a note) as well as add it to a global list
> of bulletins. By default processors ignore anything lower than WARN, but
> this is adjustable in processor settings.
> Andrew
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 5:47 PM Russell Bateman <>
> wrote:
>> In pursuit of yet more wacky functionality, I wondered about a good way
>> to get a NiFi user's attention (yeah, the person standing looking at the
>> UI) when some condition, threshold, etc. is met as detected by a custom
>> processor. In view of the season, is it possible to turn the processor
>> representation flashing green or red?
>> Okay, seriously, I guess I could just throw ProcessExceptionor
>> discretely (sniff) drop something into the log. (Do any better ideas
>> comes to mind?)
>> If NiFi is to gain greater public recognition and popularity, we need to
>> consider how to attract Hollywood through cool visual effects. I'm
>> anticipating seeing Tom Cruise looking at NiFi on-screen during a tense
>> moment in MI-6!
>> ;-)
>> Thanks,
>> Russ

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