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How to Iterate the Flow file in Nifi using Python

New Contributor

HI All, I am trying to iterate the nifi flow file and modify each line in the flow file using python script in 'ExecuteScript'.But it is not working as expected. For example i would like to append 'Rajiv' string at the end for each line in the flow file.but it is adding only at the end of the end of the flow file.

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Execute script content:

import json

import java.io

from org.apache.commons.io import IOUtils

from java.nio.charset import StandardCharsets

from org.apache.nifi.processor.io import StreamCallback


class PyStreamCallback(StreamCallback):

def __init__(self, flowfile):

self.ff = flowfile

pass

def process(self, inputStream, outputStream):

text = IOUtils.toString(inputStream, StandardCharsets.UTF_8)

text = text + 'rajiv'

outputStream.write(bytearray(text.encode('utf-8')))


flowFile = session.get()

if (flowFile != None):

flowFile = session.write(flowFile,PyStreamCallback(flowFile))

session.transfer(flowFile, REL_SUCCESS)


Generate flow file input:

1234

5678

output:

1234

5678rajiv

Expected output:

1234rajiv

5678rajiv


3 REPLIES 3

New Contributor

Please let me know if the question is not clear. I will re-write the question again.

New Contributor

Hi,

try :

text = text.replace('\n','rajiv') 

instead of  

text = text + 'rajiv'

 

maddalaus

Rising Star

Hi @rajivswe_2k7,

 

Alternatively, you can run your FlowFile through a ReplaceText processor and configuring it with replacement value of "ravi" / replacement strategy of "append" and Evaluation mode of "Line-by-line"

 

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