A hyperlink can be used to navigate directly to a component on the NiFi canvas. This is especially useful when Multi-Tenant Authorization is configured. For example, a URL can be given to a user to direct them to the specific process group to which they have privileges.
The default URL for a NiFI instance is
which points to the root process group. When a component is selected on the canvas, the URL is updated with the component's process group id and component id in the form
In the following screenshot, the GenerateFlowFile processor in the process group PG1 is the selected component:
Linking to multiple components on the canvas is supported, with the restriction that the length of the URL cannot exceed a 2000 character limit.