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Flume : How do I retain the file name when it is moved from spool directory to HDFS via Flume?

New Contributor

Hi All,

I am trying my hands on Apache flume and trying to move my files from Spool Directory to the Specified HDFS path.

Once the file gets moved to HDFS,its name changes from original_filename to FlumeData.somenumbers. Is there any way by which we can retain the original file name even after it is moved to HDFS?

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Explorer

No. Consumed files are either deleted or renamed to "originalname.COMPLETED".

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