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2383649 - FAQ- CSV file for the connectors instead of .txt


  • Customer would like ot use .csv format for on this example the organization connector instead of .txt and it is not working with the standard connector configuration


  • Learning Management System (LMS)


Can connector read a csv format input file?

Property connector.input.file.format.csv.enable=true needs to be added to Connector Configuration. Note that file extension still should be .txt. When this property is added connector ignores other column, row , escape properties defined. If this change need to be done for only specific connector, add xxx.connector.input.file.format.csv.enable=true where xxx is interface prefix.

Example Steps

LMS Administrator has to add the line bellow on the connector configuration:

1. Go to System Admin

2. Go to Configuration

3. Go to System Configuration

4. Click Connectors

5. Add the following line at the end, example for Organization Connector

### Organization Connector


6. Upload the csv file on the ftp 

7. Run the connector 

Connector is able to read and update connector .csv files

connector config.png


  • .csv format
  • .csv instead of .txt
  • .csv connectors
  • connectors .csv
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