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From Andre <>
Subject Re: Telnet with username
Date Tue, 06 Feb 2018 21:04:20 GMT

It seems like you got your connection directions inverted?

Are you connecting to the telnet server on port 8000 to consume the API or
are you exposing a service on port 8000 on your host and the API connects
to it?


On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 7:52 AM, Martin Monsalvo <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying to determine how to approach this.
> I have a data source that broadcasts packets via telnet on a certain port.
> e.g
> 8000
> Once I connect through telnet it will prompt for my user name like so:
> Please enter your user name:
> Once you enter your username you start receiving the data one record per
> line.
> So far I have been able to process this data stream like so:
> I open a telnet connection on my machine. I route the packets to a file
> and I use the TailFile processor to read the incoming packets that get
> appended to that file.
> Then I process each line and send it to a Cassandra cluster.
> I wonder how can I directly connect to the Telnet source from Nifi, to
> avoid having to flush to a log file and using the TailFile processor as
> intermediate steps.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance,
> Martin

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