Fetches files from a SMB Share. Designed to be used in tandem with ListSmb.


samba, smb, cifs, files, fetch


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, and whether a property supports the NiFi Expression Language.

Display NameAPI NameDefault ValueAllowable ValuesDescription
SMB Client Provider Servicesmb-client-provider-serviceController Service API:
Implementation: SmbjClientProviderService
Specifies the SMB client provider to use for creating SMB connections.
Remote Fileremote-file${path}/${filename}The full path of the file to be retrieved from the remote server. Expression language is supported.
Supports Expression Language: true (will be evaluated using flow file attributes and variable registry)


successA flowfile will be routed here for each successfully fetched file.
failureA flowfile will be routed here when failed to fetch its content.

Reads Attributes:

None specified.

Writes Attributes:

error.codeThe error code returned by SMB when the fetch of a file fails.
error.messageThe error message returned by SMB when the fetch of a file fails.

State management:

This component does not store state.


This component is not restricted.

Input requirement:

This component requires an incoming relationship.

System Resource Considerations:

None specified.

See Also:

ListSmb, PutSmbFile, GetSmbFile