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Data Exchange How to Guide

Data Exchange How to Guide

Guide to using and configuring specific DataStore Source and Target Plugins.


Select the appropriate Source and Target Plugins to access detailed how to information.

Source Plugin
Directory Builder Data Source
Target Plugin
XML Data Target
How its done
  1. Go into Easysite Manager -> Data Exchange -> Packages. Click on "New Package". Add an appropriate name in Package Name.
  2. Drag and drop the Data Transfer Task onto the Package Tasks field.
  3. Click on Configure and for the Source Plugin select "Directory Builder Data Source". And then in the Directory drop down choose the appropriate directory.
  4. On the next page, select a "Key Field" and then select the "Hash Fields".
  5. On the next page, in the Target Plugin drop down choose "XML Data Target". Then add in the field names (separated with ¬). Give a relevant download key, and file name in the OutputFileName.
  6. On the next page map the elements within the Directory to the field names within the XML file
  7. On the next page you are able to give a name to the task itself.
  8. Then click Finish. You are then returned back to the "Define Package page" for the Data Exchange package. Click Save on the Data Exchange Package.