8.3. Add Endpoint for Source

An endpoint is needed to identify the source file within the synchronization process.

First you must create the folder into which file system endpoints can be added.

  1. Navigate to Endpoints > Providers.

  2. Add the following item:

    Template File System Endpoints Root


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

The new endpoints folder in Content Editor.


Next you must add an endpoint to the folder.

  1. Add the following item:

    Template Text File Endpoint
    Name City Information File
  2. Set the following field values:

    Field Value
    Path C:\Sitecore\cities.dat
    Column Separator ,
    Column Headers in First Line ticked
  3. Save the item.

The new endpoint in Content Editor.