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Get Data Source

The Get Data Source activity is used to get a list of data source information with specified Data Source name.


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 GetDataSource.

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.

Data Source Yes Click to select a data source.
Note: The DataSource node also appears in the Input tab. Each of the two is optional, but one of them must be present. It will be overridden by the DataSource attribute in the Input tab at runtime.


Provide a short description for the activity.


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
DataSource The name of the data source.
Note: The DataSource field also appears in the General tab. Each of the two is optional, but one of them must be present. It will override the DataSource attributes in the General tab at runtime.


The following is the output for the activity.

Output Item Description
DatasourceInfo Return a list of all data source information. For each data source, the following information is returned: data source ID, Name, Description, FileName, Format, SourceTableName, DelimiterCode, DelimiterValue, HeaderLineCount, UseTitlesFlag, FileLastUploadedDate, TableLastUploadedDate, LoadedRowCount, BadRowCount, LogFile, BadFile, QueueName, Keyword, TextQualifier, DecimalSymbol, ThousandSeparator, XslfFileName, DateFormat, ModMemberID, ModDate, ModVersion, Active, TransportProtocol, TransportProtocolAddressID, Action, OriginalFileName, and InternalFileName.

See the TIBCO MDM documentation for more information on those terms.