Allows the user to provide a scripted RecordReaderFactory instance in order to read/parse/generate records from an incoming flow file.


record, recordFactory, script, invoke, groovy, python, jython, jruby, ruby, javascript, js, lua, luaj, restricted


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 Expression Language Guide.


Default Value

Allowable Values


Script Engine

Clojure * Clojure
* ECMAScript
* Groovy
* lua
* python
* ruby
The engine to execute scripts
Script File Path to script file to execute. Only one of Script File or Script Body may be used

Supports Expression Language: true

Script Body Body of script to execute. Only one of Script File or Script Body may be used
Module Directory Comma-separated list of paths to files and/or directories which contain modules required by the script.

Supports Expression Language: true

State management:

This component does not store state.


Provides operator the ability to execute arbitrary code assuming all permissions that NiFi has.