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Upload Data Source

The Upload Data Source activity is used to upload external record data to data sources. It can upload delimited files, fixed length files, and data from databases to data sources.

General

The General tab contains the following fields.

Field Module Property? Description
Name No The name to be displayed as the label for the activity in the process.

The default value is UploadDataSource.

MDM Connection Yes The MDM connection resource establishes a connection to an MDM server, allowing the plug-in to communicate with TIBCO MDM.

Click to select an MDM connection.

If no matching MDM connections are found, click Create Shared Resource to create one.

Execution Mode Yes Select an execution mode. The default option is SYNCHR.
  • SYNCHR: The client invokes a service, and waits for the completion of the workflow execution.
  • ASYNCHR: The client invokes a service, but does not wait for the completion of the workflow execution.
Data Source Yes Click to select a data source.
File Name Yes Click to select the data source file.
Note: The FileName node also appears in the Input tab, the value in the General tab will be overridden by the value of FileName in the Input tab at runtime.

Description

Provide a short description for the activity.

Input

The following is the input for the activity.

Note: See General Input for MDM Activities for details about some general input items for this activity.
Input Item Description
FileName The name of the data source file to be uploaded.
Note: The File Name field also appears in the General tab, the value of File Name in the General tab will be overridden at runtime.

Output

The following is the output for the activity.

Output Item Description
Severity The value can be Error, Warning, or Info.
EventResult Return the event result:
  • EventID: The ID produced by the event.
  • EventStatus: The status of the event.
  • EventState: The process state of the event.
  • EventStatusDescription: The description of the event status.
  • EventStateDescription: The description of the event process state.
Description The description of the upload data source status.