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From Joe Witt <joe.w...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to update attribute based on text file contents?
Date Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:29:44 GMT
lol.  I suppose the "(not a flowfile)" thing wasn't bold enough for my
brain to notice :-)  Thanks

On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 12:28 PM, Joe Gresock <jgresock@gmail.com> wrote:
> It sounds like Dave is trying to use the content of a text file on the file
> system, not from a flow file.
>
> Dave, can you describe the use case in more detail?  There are a couple
> processors that use files from the file system (e.g.,
> ReplaceTextWithMapping), but I can't tell if it would fit in your case.
>
> On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 4:21 PM, Joe Witt <joe.witt@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Dave
>>
>> You can use ExtractText processor to promote content or portion(s) of
>> content for a flowfile attribute and can use expression language from
>> there to adjust as needed.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 12:16 PM, David Leighton
>> <David.Leighton@bridges-inc.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > What is the best way to update a NiFi attribute based on the contents of
>> a text file (not a flow file)?
>> > Is there an expression language mechanism that supports this?
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > Dave L
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