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Nifi - PutHDFS - now() time format

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Nifi - PutHDFS - now() time format

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${filename}.${now():toNumber()}

I am newbie when it comes to NIFI . My cluster is managed by Cloudera manager .

I am trying to do simple poc - for checking duplicates files .

I would like to get my file written in HDFS as filename_now_date_timestamps(HH:MM:SS)

I am trying the above expression unable to achive

could anyone help me out this .

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Re: Nifi - PutHDFS - now() time format

Hi @Guna sun,

You can use the format function:

https://nifi.apache.org/docs/nifi-docs/html/expression-language-guide.html#now

Example:

${now():format('yyyyMMdd-HHmmss')}

I'd not recommend using the character ":" in file names.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Nifi - PutHDFS - now() time format

Hi @Guna sun,

You can use the format function:

https://nifi.apache.org/docs/nifi-docs/html/expression-language-guide.html#now

Example:

${now():format('yyyyMMdd-HHmmss')}

I'd not recommend using the character ":" in file names.

Hope this helps.

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