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From Joe Witt <>
Subject Re: Custom classpath (using MapR-FS in lieu of HDFS)
Date Mon, 12 Oct 2015 14:13:17 GMT
Hello Andre,

Found on Github here is someone who already got NiFi working with MapR
and documented their approach.


On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 9:46 AM, Oleg Zhurakousky
<> wrote:
> May be I am missing certain details, but are you asking about custom bundle (NAR) or
using existing NiFi bundles which would somehow have to delegate to some custom JARs?
> I am thinking that if you are using custom client, you may need a custom bundle.
> Oleg
>> On Oct 12, 2015, at 9:29 AM, Andre F de Miranda <> wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> First post in here so please... you know the drill.
>> I was wondering: What is the recommended approach to add custom
>> classes to NiFi on load time?
>> Reason I ask is simple: Our HDFS store is in fact a MapR-FS store and
>> as such I need to use the proprietary MapR client and Hadoop JARs on
>> the client software.
>> Usually this is achieved via add-on shims, rebuild (using maven
>> artifacts) and in some rare cases, fully supported out of the box! :-)
>> I am finding a bit difficult to setup the NiFI <-> MapR linkage
>> without tainting the NiFi distribution folder structure and was
>> wondering what is the recommended approach?
>> I thank you in advance

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