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Creating a Synchronization Task for Fixed-Width File Type (Target)

You need to create a File List connection before you create the synchronization task.
The following image shows the Edit Connection page:
The following table describes target connection properties:
Connection Property
Description
Connection Name
Enter a unique name for the connection.
Description
Provide a relevant description for the connection.
Type
Select File List from the list.
Secure Agent
Select the appropriate secure agent from the list
File Type
Select Fixedwidth from the list.
Delimiter
Not Applicable
Schema file Path
Enter the Schema File Path.
Custom Header file path
Do not enter value to this field, the details of schema file will is taken for fixed-width file type.
Skip First N lines
Enter the number of rows you want to skip while merging the files. The Secure Agent skips rows from the start of the file when it reads data from the files.
Skip Last N lines
Enter the number of rows you want to skip while merging the files. The Secure Agent skips rows from the end of the file.
Merge File Path
The file that contents details of the source files that you want to merge.
Rows for each Batch
Enter the required batch size. The Secure Agent optimizes the performance. The default value is 100.
Date Format
Enter the Date format. The default date format is dd-MM-yyyy HH:mm:ss.
    1. In Data Integration, click New > Tasks.
    2. Select Synchronization Tasks, and click Create.
    The Definition tab appears.
    The following image shows the Definition page:
    3. Specify the Task Name for the required task.
    4. Provide a Description for the required task.
    5. Select Insert as the task operation.
    6. Click Next.
    The Source tab appears.
    The following image shows the Source page:
    7. Select the File List connection as the Connection.
    8. Select Single as the Source Type.
    9. Select Source Object for the task.
    10. Click Next.
    The Target tab appears.
    The following image shows the Target page:
    11. Select the target connection and the target object required for the task.
    12. Click Next. In Data Filters tab by default, Process All Rows is chosen.
    The following image shows the Data Filters page:
    13. Click Next. In Field Mapping tab, map source fields to target fields accordingly.
    The following image shows the Field Mapping page:
    14. Click Next. The Schedule tab appears where you can schedule the task for each requirement and save.
    15. Click Save and then Finish.
    16. From the Explore page, select the task, and click Actions > Run.
    In Monitor, you can monitor the status of the logs after you run the task.