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From Andrew Grande <>
Subject Re: [EXT] Re: NiFi Versioned Process Group Status Icons
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:53:02 GMT
I would factor in any plans for a local version history, it may add new
requirements to this status icon. Just saying there's more to that logic


On Sun, Mar 25, 2018, 10:17 PM Peter Wicks (pwicks) <>

> Matt,
> If you really want to enable awareness of this feature, enable the
> "Version" menu option even if no NiFi Registry has been enabled, and when
> the user clicks, "Start version control" take them to the help section for
> starting up a version control server and registering it.
> The existing "Up to date" and "Stale" status icons that show in the upper
> left corner are great. They only show up if the Process Group is versioned,
> and they aren't distracting you from the status of your flow in general;
> simple single icon. But the five new status icons at the bottom, even if I
> am actively using NiFi Registry, feel very busy and distracting.
> I am excited about NiFi Registry. I am just starting to use it and I think
> it's going to solve a lot of issues.
> Thanks,
>   Peter
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt Gilman []
> Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2018 04:18
> To:
> Subject: [EXT] Re: NiFi Versioned Process Group Status Icons
> Peter,
> The status icon for a specific Process Group is hidden until that group is
> versioned. That icon is positioned next to the group name.
> For the icons in the status bar and in the bottom of the Process Group, we
> were ultimately just trying to remain consistent. These reflect the counts
> of the encapsulated versioned Process Groups and does not include itself.
> Like we have with the status icons for the encapsulated Processors and
> Ports. Even if this Process Group is not configured to have any
> encapsulated components, we still render the counts as zero.
> Additionally, the presence of the icons helps drive awareness of the
> feature.
> Rob or Drew may have some additional insight to add. Hope this helps
> Matt
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 12:10 AM, Peter Wicks (pwicks) <>
> wrote:
> > Why does NiFi show status icons for Versioned Process Group's on
> > servers that are not configured to connect to a NiFi Registry?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >   Peter
> >

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