Data File Section

The data file section in the Packages part of the Load Definition File provides processing information for data provided via a Data Source File. The section definition contains information used to locate the Data Source Identifier File and Data Source File. It also contains the information needed to properly extract data from the Data Source File and process it correctly. There may be any number of data file sections within a package.

A data file section is defined by the following properties:



Data Source Identifier

Name of the Data Source Identifier File that contains the locations of the files used to update that portion of the data-store and the associated indexes.

View Scanning Parameters

Identifies the Data File, end of record identifier and the identity field.

Data Parsing Information

Entries used to identify individual Data Fields within the input data.