MFT Data Mapping¶
Data Mapping and Transformation is one of the powerful features of Connect iPaaS. When you create a workflow, certain data points of your Trigger application are available in the Action application for data mapping.
These Data Mapping can be mapped to the specific attributes of the Action application. This powerful capability not only allows field mapping but also the complex transformation using excel style functions with hundreds of formulas and operations.
Example Scenario with MFT Trigger¶
For trigger "Extract Records From New Or Updated CSV Files"¶
In this example, we will set up a workflow to load all the incident records from a CSV file to ServiceNow.
In Figure 1, all of the CSV column headers along with its data type are defined in the MFT trigger, these column headers will be available in any downstream action ecosystems.
In Figure 2 , the ServiceNow ecosystem will create incident based on four fields
Short Description and
Urgency. And, all four fields are mapped using the corresponding attribute from the MFT trigger event of the CSV file.
For trigger "Get New Or Updated Files"¶
In this example workflow, whenever a new file is uploaded in your SFTP server, an email will send out with this new file as the attachment.
In Figure 3, we define the target directory and also let the MFT trigger only pick up "CSV" file named
In Figure 4, we select an Outlook action and after setting up the recipient and subjects, we drag and drop the file object
Source File from the trigger data area to the field
This will let
Connect iPaaS put the file content as the attachment in Outlook email and send out.