Add an endpoint for the source file

Current version: 3.0

You use an endpoint to identify the text file that will be read.

To add an endpoint for the source file:

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

  2. To add a new template, in the right-hand pane, on the Folder tab, click File System Endpoints.

    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. Navigate to the new File System folder. In the right-hand pane, on the Folder tab, click Text File Endpoint, and add the following item:

    Template

    Text File Endpoint

    Name

    City Information File

  5. Select the new City Information File endpoint.

    City Information File text file endpoint in the content tree
  6. In the right-hand pane, set the following field values:

    Field

    Value

    Path

    C:\Sitecore\cities.dat

    Column Separator

    ,

  7. Save the item.

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