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Default Value Error by NIFI AvroReader

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@Bryan Bende I am getting the below exception for the schema :


"name ":"application ",

"type ":{

"type ":"record ",

"name ":"data ",

"fields ":[


"name ":"name ",

"type ":"string ",

"doc ":"Name of the application ",

"default ":" "




"doc ":"t information ",

"default ":{



java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot set the deafult value for field 'Application' to [{}] because this is not a valid value for Data Type [RECORD]. Any idea what is wrong?


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