Add a pipeline step to read data from a source file

Abstract

How to create a pipeline step in Sitecore Data Exchange Framework to read data from a source file.

You must configure a pipeline step that can read the data from the text file specified by the text file endpoint. The pipeline step must also put a pointer to the data in a location where subsequent pipeline steps can access it.

To add a pipeline step to read data from a source file:

  1. Navigate to the pipeline item Read City Info from File Pipeline.

    Read City Info from File pipeline in the content tree
  2. Add a new Read Text File Pipeline Step item and name it Read Text File.

  3. Select the new item.

    Read Teaxt File pipeline step in the content tree
  4. Set the following field values:

    Field

    Value

    Endpoint From

    File System/City Information File

  5. Save the item.