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:

idConnection ID
orgidOrganization ID.
nameConnection name.
descriptionOptional connection description.
typeConnection type. Use CSVFile.
databaseDirectory 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.
dataformatDate format for date fields in the flat file. Use one of the following formats:
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 HH:mm
yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss
Default is MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss.
codepageThe 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.