CSV Flat File Connections

When you create or update a CSV flat file connection, you can configure additional attributes, such as the connection ID and the connection name.

The following table describes attributes that you can use for CSV flat file connections:

Attribute

Description

id

Connection ID

orgid

Organization ID.

name

Connection name.

description

Optional connection description.

type

Connection type. Use CSVFile.

database

Directory where flat files are stored. In the user interface, this attribute is the Directory field. In the REST API response that populates the value in the user interface, the name of this attribute is dirName.

dataformat

Date format for date fields in the flat file. Use one of the following formats:
MM/dd/yyyy
MM-dd-yyyy
MM.dd.yyyy
dd/MM/yyyy
dd-MM-yyyy
dd.MM.yyyy
MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm
MM-dd-yyyy HH:mm
MM.dd.yyyy HH:mm
dd/MM/yyyy HH:mm
dd-MM-yyyy HH:mm
dd.MM.yyyy HH:mm
MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss
MM-dd-yyyy HH:mm:ss
MM.dd.yyyy HH:mm:ss
dd/MM/yyyy HH:mm:ss
dd-MM-yyyy HH:mm:ss
dd.MM.yyyy HH:mm:ss
yyyy-MM-dd
yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm
yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss
yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:ss.SSSZ
Default is MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss.

codepage

The code page of the system that hosts the flat file. Use one of the following options:
UTF-8. Unicode Transformation Format, multibyte.
MS1252. MS Windows Latin 1 (ANSI), superset of Latin 1.
ISO-8859-15. Latin 9, Western European.
ISO-8859-2. Eastern European.
ISO-8859-3. Southeast European.
ISO-8859-5. Cyrillic.
ISO-8859-9. Latin 5, Turkish.
IBM500. IBM EBCDIC International Latin-1.