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From Matt Gilman <>
Subject Re: Controller settings and process groups
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:50:15 GMT

Services defined in the Controller Settings are available to Reporting
Tasks and other services defined there. Services defined within a Process
Group are available to descendent components. To create a service that is
available to all components in the flow, define it in the root Process


On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 2:36 PM, Uwe Geercken <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am using Nifi for quite a while, but I have never understood how the
> inheritance of the controller settings works.
> If I have a blank flow and add controller settings - e.g. a DHCPConnection
> Pool - and then add a process group, then the controller settings are not
> visible. Why is that? I thought the controller settings for the parent flow
> are visible for all descendants?
> rgds,
> Uwe

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