Add an endpoint for the source file

Abstract

How to set an endpoint in Sitecore Data Exchange Framework to identify the text file to read.

An endpoint is needed to identify the text file that will be read.

To add an endpoint for the source file:

  1. In Content Editor, navigate to sitecore/System/Data Exchange/File System Provider Test Tenant/Endpoints/Providers.

  2. On the Folder tab, click File System Endpoints to add a new template.

    Note

    This template is a command template. It does not prompt for the item name. The command template automatically assigns the item the name File System.

  3. Navigate to the new File System folder.

    File System template in the content tree
  4. On the Folder tab, click Text File Endpoint to add the following item:

    Template

    Text File Endpoint

    Name

    City Information File

  5. Select the new item.

    City Information File text file endpoint in the content tree
  6. Set the following field values:

    Field

    Value

    Path

    C:\Sitecore\cities.dat

    Column Separator

    ,

  7. Save the item.