Registry—a subproject of Apache NiFi—is a complementary application that provides a central location for storage and management of shared resources across one or more instances of NiFi and/or MiNiFi.
Clone the repo
git clone https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/nifi-registry.git git checkout main
Build the project
cd nifi-registry mvn clean install
If you wish to enable style and license checks, specify the contrib-check profile:
mvn clean install -Pcontrib-check
Start the application
cd nifi-registry-assembly/target/nifi-registry-<VERSION>-bin/nifi-registry-<VERSION>/ ./bin/nifi-registry.sh start
Note that the application web server can take a while to load before it is accessible.
Accessing the application web UI
With the default settings, the application UI will be available at http://localhost:18080/nifi-registry
Accessing the application REST API
If you wish to test against the application REST API, you can access the REST API directly. With the default settings, the base URL of the REST API will be at
http://localhost:18080/nifi-registry-api. A UI for testing the REST API will be available at http://localhost:18080/nifi-registry-api/swagger/ui.html
Accessing the application logs
Logs will be available in
In order to ensure that NiFi Registry works correctly against different relational databases, the existing integration tests can be run against different databases by leveraging the Testcontainers framework.
Spring profiles are used to control the DataSource factory that will be made available to the Spring application context. DataSource factories are provided that use the Testcontainers framework to start a Docker container for a given database and create a corresponding DataSource. If no profile is specified then an H2 DataSource will be used by default and no Docker containers are required.
Assuming Docker is running on the system where the build is running, then the following commands can be run:
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When one of the Testcontainer profiles is activated, the test output should show logs that indicate a container has been started, such as the following:
2019-05-15 16:14:45.078 INFO 66091 --- [ main] 🐳 [mysql:5.7] : Creating container for image: mysql:5.7 2019-05-15 16:14:45.145 INFO 66091 --- [ main] o.t.utility.RegistryAuthLocator : Credentials not found for host (index.docker.io) when using credential helper/store (docker-credential-osxkeychain) 2019-05-15 16:14:45.646 INFO 66091 --- [ main] 🐳 [mysql:5.7] : Starting container with ID: ca85c8c5a1990d2a898fad04c5897ddcdb3a9405e695cc11259f50f2ebe67c5f 2019-05-15 16:14:46.437 INFO 66091 --- [ main] 🐳 [mysql:5.7] : Container mysql:5.7 is starting: ca85c8c5a1990d2a898fad04c5897ddcdb3a9405e695cc11259f50f2ebe67c5f 2019-05-15 16:14:46.479 INFO 66091 --- [ main] 🐳 [mysql:5.7] : Waiting for database connection to become available at jdbc:mysql://localhost:33051/test?useSSL=false&allowPublicKeyRetrieval=true using query 'SELECT 1'
The Flyway connection should also indicate the given database:
2019-05-15 16:15:02.114 INFO 66091 --- [ main] o.a.n.r.db.CustomFlywayConfiguration : Determined database type is MYSQL 2019-05-15 16:15:02.115 INFO 66091 --- [ main] o.a.n.r.db.CustomFlywayConfiguration : Setting migration locations to [classpath:db/migration/common, classpath:db/migration/mysql] 2019-05-15 16:15:02.373 INFO 66091 --- [ main] o.a.n.r.d.CustomFlywayMigrationStrategy : First time initializing database... 2019-05-15 16:15:02.380 INFO 66091 --- [ main] o.f.c.internal.license.VersionPrinter : Flyway Community Edition 5.2.1 by Boxfuse 2019-05-15 16:15:02.403 INFO 66091 --- [ main] o.f.c.internal.database.DatabaseFactory : Database: jdbc:mysql://localhost:33051/test (MySQL 5.7)
For a full list of the available DataSource factories, consult the
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