Adding a delimited document data source

  1. Click Admin > Work with InfoSets > Add .
  2. Select Delimited Document.
  3. Specify this information:
    Specify the location of the delimited document file to be used as your data source. The path format is: <myprotocol><myserver><myport><mypath><mydocument>.property

    The file must reside on a file server, FTP server, or HTTP server.

    Click the upload link to upload a file. The Data Source Uploader displays.

    Note: Uploading a file copies that file to the server. The InfoSet uses the data from the file on the server. If you update the source file locally, you must edit the InfoSet and upload the file again.
    Use Predefined Data Source
    Select this check box to use a predefined data source. Selecting this check box must coincide with a data source name.
    Specify the document's delimiter. Common delimiters include spaces, tabs, commas, or forward slashes.
    Skip the number of rows from the top of the file
    Specify the number of rows from the top of the file to skip.
    Authenticate HTTP Access
    Select this check box to authenticate the user. If you select this check box, you must also provide an authenticating user and password.
    Authenticating User
    Specify the user ID. The user you specify must have permission to access the server where the file is stored.
    Authenticating Password
    Specify the password for the user ID you specified.
  4. Click Preview after you have completed the fields on the form.Smart Notification returns a data sample based on the query you provided.
    • If you have specified any parameters for the data source, a form listing the parameters along with text boxes appears. Use this form to specify a value for each parameter.
    • If Smart Notification does not return data, check your query statement for errors.