CSV Connector

Overview

The CSV connector is a system provided connector that is generally used during implementation for substituting a connector which has not yet been implemented. It allows you to define the identifier, the schema and an image.

The CSV connector reads, writes and deletes from a CSV file, providing a mechanism for performing test scenarios without the need for a live target system.

Technical Requirements

There are no explicit requirements for this connector following installation.

Usage

A CSV connector encapsulates the information present in a single CSV file.

Reading Yes
Writing Local files and via SSH agent only
Deleting Local files and via SSH agent only
Polling No

Schema

Fields in a CSV connector schema refer to the individual CSV heading fields in the target CSV file.

TIP: Heading fields of a CSV file are the corresponding values in the first row.

Taking the following CSV file as an example:

id,name
1,james
2,fred
3,bob
TIP: The available heading fields would be id and name.

The schema provider for this connector will retrieve the available headings as string fields.


Configuration

The CSV connector can access both Local and Remote CSV files.


Name Description
Location The location of the CSV file.
Agent When Remote Server is selected for the Location option, allows the choice of available SSH or FTP agents.
Path The path to the CSV file. Full path (ie C:\logs\logfile.csv) for File System CSVs, or relative address to the remote file server (ie \logs\logfile.csv).

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