Publishes Bulletin events using the Site To Site protocol. Note: only up to 5 bulletins are stored per component and up to 10 bulletins at controller level for a duration of up to 5 minutes. If this reporting task is not scheduled frequently enough some bulletins may not be sent.


bulletin, site, site to site


In the list below, the names of required properties appear in bold. Any other properties (not in bold) are considered optional. The table also indicates any default values, whether a property supports the NiFi Expression Language, and whether a property is considered "sensitive", meaning that its value will be encrypted. Before entering a value in a sensitive property, ensure that the file has an entry for the property nifi.sensitive.props.key.

NameDefault ValueAllowable ValuesDescription
Destination URLThe URL of the destination NiFi instance to send data to, should be a comma-separated list of address in the format of http(s)://host:port/nifi.
Supports Expression Language: true
Input Port NameThe name of the Input Port to deliver data to.
Supports Expression Language: true
SSL Context ServiceController Service API:
Implementation: StandardRestrictedSSLContextService
The SSL Context Service to use when communicating with the destination. If not specified, communications will not be secure.
Instance URLhttp://${hostname(true)}:8080/nifiThe URL of this instance to use in the Content URI of each event.
Supports Expression Language: true
Compress Eventstrue
  • true
  • false
Indicates whether or not to compress the data being sent.
Communications Timeout30 secsSpecifies how long to wait to a response from the destination before deciding that an error has occurred and canceling the transaction
Transport ProtocolRAW
  • RAW
  • HTTP
Specifies which transport protocol to use for Site-to-Site communication.
HTTP Proxy hostnameSpecify the proxy server's hostname to use. If not specified, HTTP traffics are sent directly to the target NiFi instance.
HTTP Proxy portSpecify the proxy server's port number, optional. If not specified, default port 80 will be used.
HTTP Proxy usernameSpecify an user name to connect to the proxy server, optional.
HTTP Proxy passwordSpecify an user password to connect to the proxy server, optional.
Sensitive Property: true
PlatformnifiThe value to use for the platform field in each provenance event.
Supports Expression Language: true

State management:

LOCALStores the Reporting Task's last bulletin ID so that on restart the task knows where it left off.


Required PermissionExplanation
export nifi detailsProvides operator the ability to send sensitive details contained in bulletin events to any external system.

System Resource Considerations:

None specified.