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Apache NiFi 1.16.0 is failing to start in windows- Flow controller TLS configuration is invalid

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Starting Apache NIFI 1.16.0 on windows 10 , with jdk 1.8.0_45 installed is failing to start with the following error in nidi-app.log:

Caused by: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Flow controller TLS configuration is invalid

              at org.apache.nifi.controller.FlowController.<init>(

              at org.apache.nifi.controller.FlowController.createStandaloneInstance(

              at org.apache.nifi.spring.FlowControllerFactoryBean.getObject(


              ... 110 common frames omitted

Caused by: The truststore properties are not valid



              at org.apache.nifi.controller.FlowController.<init>(

              ... 113 common frames omitted


Please help.



You'll want to inspect the configuration of the the following properties in the configuration file:



When you configure a secure NiFi configuration, these properties must be configured. 

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