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From Bryan Bende <>
Subject Re: .zip archive or expression language
Date Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:34:27 GMT
Hi Devin,

Have you taken a look at UnpackContent [1] ? I think that should be able to
unpack a FlowFile where the content is a zip file.



On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 10:27 AM, Devin Pinkston <>

> Hello,
> I'm using NiFi to pull down some .zip archives off the web and want to
> extract them and do some processing, however it looks like i can't
> decompress a .zip archive.  Do i need to use the ExecuteProcess processor
> in order to handle this with an "unzip"?  If so, is there a way through
> expression language that i can use "unzip $.filename" that was downloaded
> using the GetHttp processor?  Or do i need to use this path: GetHttp ->
> PutFile -> ExecuteProcess(unzip)?
> Thanks

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