Scanning a Talend zip export

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Scanning a Talend zip export

I made a boo-boo the other day. I promoted some code to production that had tLogRow components active. Not only is this inefficient, but it bloats the log file and could even have written personal data to log files, which would be hard to justify in terms of GDPR regulations.

 

So, I wrote a Python script to scan a Talend export file for active tLogRow components and print them out. If you are exporting a dozen jobs with 50 components on each, and you use tLogRow for debugging, this could be a useful safety net.

 

import sys
import os.path
import zipfile
from xml.dom import minidom
import re

print "====================="
print "Talend Export Scanner"
print "====================="

if (len(sys.argv)) < 2:
    print "Insufficent args"
    exit()

zipfilename = sys.argv[1]

with zipfile.ZipFile(zipfilename, 'r') as zf:
    for name in zf.namelist():
        if name.endswith('/'): continue
        if not name.endswith('.item'): continue
        if not re.match("^\w+/process/",name): continue

        #print "Parsing " + name
        f = zf.open(name)
        xdoc = minidom.parse(f)
        nodes = xdoc.getElementsByTagName('node')
        #print "There are " + str(len(nodes)) + " nodes"
        for node in nodes:
            node_problems = 0
            if node.attributes["componentName"].value == "tLogRow":
                posX = node.attributes["posX"].value
                posY = node.attributes["posY"].value
                ePs = node.getElementsByTagName('elementParameter')
                #print "There are " + str(len(ePs)) + " elementParameters"
                active = True
                label = ""
                for eP in ePs:
                    if eP.attributes['name'].value == 'ACTIVATE' and eP.attributes['value'].value == 'false':
                        active = False
                    if eP.attributes['name'].value == 'UNIQUE_NAME':
                        unique_name = eP.attributes['value'].value
                    if eP.attributes['name'].value == 'LABEL':
                        label = " (" + eP.attributes['value'].value + ")"
                if active:
                    if node_problems == 0:
                        print
                        print "Job: " + name
                    node_problems += 1
                    print "Component " + unique_name + label + " is active"

print

It should be picking up the label, the on-screen name of the component, but it isn't. I'll post a fix when I get time to look at it. Suggestions welcome.

 

Also welcome are suggestions for anything more that could be checked. I'm considering checking for a couple of connection objects that are different in production to development, and alerting if those are accidentally included, but those would be hard-coded to the names of the objects that we use in our environment. Maybe I could push them into a config file.

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