Configure your MiNiFi agents on Windows

After you install the MiNiFi agent, you need to update the configuration files.

Configure MiNiFi C++ Agent

  1. Open the Apache NiFi MiNiFi Setup wizard, and click Next.

    The Apache NiFi MiNiFi License page appears.
  2. Check the Click here to accept this license option, and click Next.

    The Service Account Information page appears.
  3. Enter a user for the windows service that is installed and a password.

  4. Click Next.
    The Agent Properties page appears as shown in the following image:

  5. Check the Enable interactive Command and Control option.

    After you enable this option, you can edit your properties.

  6. Edit the following properties:
    • Agent Class
    • Agent Identifier
    • Server Heartbeat URL
    • Server Ack URL
    • Agent Heartbeat
  7. Click Next.
  8. Click Install.

Configure MiNiFi Java Agent

  1. Download the MiNiFi Java installer in your PC through the paywall.

  2. Double-click the executable file.

    The HDF MiNiFi setup wizard appears, as shown in the following image:

  3. Configure the Java command option to the path of the java installation you would like to use.
  4. Click Install.

    Windows starts configuring NiFi MiNiFi, as shown in the following image:

  5. Click OK when installation completes.

  6. Search for services in the Start menu of your PC and open it, as shown in the following image:

    You can also run services by pressing [Windows key + R] and then typing services.msc in the Open field, as shown in the following image:

    After you click OK, the Services window appears.

  7. In the Services window, double-click Apache minifi.

    The Apache minifi Properties (Local Computer) window appears.

  8. Check the services setup and click OK.

  9. In the Task Manager window confirm whether the process is running.

  10. Exit or close the window when done.