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Status Delivered
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 16, 2021

Allow FileInputNode to work with Read only file Permissions

Currently the FileInputNode insists on write permissions on all files it reads.

I had a conversation with the lab about this and was told that in theory it can work with read only permission but write is used to prevent reads of files that are still being written.

The request here is to allow a setting/mode where a read only file can be read. We understand and accept the limitations wrt the file write issue.

This is coming up in the context of OCP Persistant volumes where clients are trying to restrict access as much as possible.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 149301
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    May 12, 2022

    RFE Review. ACE now enables the new FileExists node to start a flow based on the arrival of an input file but does not require write privilege (the FileExists node itself does not mandate deleting of the file when it arrives ... we simply propagate metadata about the file down the flow).

  • Guest
    Apr 19, 2021

    RFE Review. Thank you for taking the time to submit this idea for enhancement, which we agree would improve the product. The status of the RFE is updated to Planned for Future Release.