Tika Component

Available as of Camel version 2.19

The Tika: components provides the ability to detect and parse documents with Apache Tika. This component uses Apache Tika as underlying library to work with documents.

In order to use the Tika component, Maven users will need to add the following dependency to their pom.xml:

pom.xml

<dependency>
    <groupId>org.apache.camel</groupId>
    <artifactId>camel-tika</artifactId>
    <version>x.x.x</version>
    <!-- use the same version as your Camel core version -->
</dependency>

The TIKA component only supports producer endpoints.

Options

The Tika component has no options.

The Tika endpoint is configured using URI syntax:

tika:operation

with the following path and query parameters:

Path Parameters (1 parameters):

Name Description Default Type

operation

Required Tika Operation. parse or detect

TikaOperation

Query Parameters (5 parameters):

Name Description Default Type

tikaConfig (producer)

Tika Config

TikaConfig

tikaConfigUri (producer)

Tika Config Uri: The URI of tika-config.xml

String

tikaParseOutputEncoding (producer)

Tika Parse Output Encoding - Used to specify the character encoding of the parsed output. Defaults to Charset.defaultCharset() .

String

tikaParseOutputFormat (producer)

Tika Output Format. Supported output formats. xml: Returns Parsed Content as XML. html: Returns Parsed Content as HTML. text: Returns Parsed Content as Text. textMain: Uses the boilerpipe library to automatically extract the main content from a web page.

xml

TikaParseOutputFormat

synchronous (advanced)

Sets whether synchronous processing should be strictly used, or Camel is allowed to use asynchronous processing (if supported).

false

boolean

Spring Boot Auto-Configuration

When using Spring Boot make sure to use the following Maven dependency to have support for auto configuration:

<dependency>
  <groupId>org.apache.camel</groupId>
  <artifactId>camel-tika-starter</artifactId>
  <version>x.x.x</version>
  <!-- use the same version as your Camel core version -->
</dependency>

The component supports 2 options, which are listed below.

Name Description Default Type

camel.component.tika.enabled

Enable tika component

true

Boolean

camel.component.tika.resolve-property-placeholders

Whether the component should resolve property placeholders on itself when starting. Only properties which are of String type can use property placeholders.

true

Boolean

To Detect a file’s MIME Type

The file should be placed in the Body.

from("direct:start")
        .to("tika:detect");

To Parse a File

The file should be placed in the Body.

from("direct:start")
        .to("tika:parse");