The Transform Mode.cfg File

Last update: 2022-10-04
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The configuration file Transform Mode.cfg enables you to pause processing of data into a dataset, specify offline sources, or specify the frequency at which the data workbench server running transformation functionality saves its state files.

Making changes to the Transform Mode.cfg file, including adding or removing sources, does not cause reprocessing of the data.

To edit the Transform Mode.cfg file for a dataset profile

  1. While working in the profile whose data you want to export, open the Profile Manager and click Dataset to show the contents of the directory.

  2. Right-click the check mark next to Transform Mode.cfg and click Make Local. A check mark for this file appears in the User column.

  3. Right-click the newly created check mark and click Open > from the workbench. The Transform Mode.cfg window appears.

  4. Edit the parameters in the configuration file using the following table as a guide:

    Parameter Description
    Offline Sources

    Mask of the offline log source.

    To specify an offline source:

    • Right-click Offline Sources and click Add new > Source.
    • In the parameter for the new source, enter the mask of the log sequence. For Sensor log sources with file names of the format YYYYMMDD-SENSORID.vsl, the mask is SENSORID.SENSORID is case-sensitive. For log file log sources, the mask is the string extracted by the Mask Pattern (see Log Files).

    Adding or removing sources from Offline Sources does not cause reprocessing of the dataset.

    As Of time measurements are maintained for the processing of the profile's online sources. When the offline source is again online, the processing of incoming log files for that source resumes.

    Note: Whenever a source comes back online, you should remove it from Offline Sources. If you do not do so, the data workbench server treats the source as an online source and updates the As Of time as long as the source is sending data. If the source goes offline again, the As Of time measurements stop.

    Paused True or false. If true, new data is not processed into the dataset. The default value is false.
    Save Interval (sec)

    Frequency at which the data workbench server on which transformation functionality is running saves its state files. The default value is 3600.

    Note: You should not change this value without consulting Adobe.

    When editing the Transform Mode.cfg file within a data workbench window, you can use shortcut keys for basic editing features, including cut (Ctrl+x ), copy (Ctrl+c) , paste (Ctrl+v ), undo (Ctrl+z ), redo (Ctrl+Shift+z ), select section (click+drag), and select all (Ctrl+a ). In addition, you can use the shortcuts to copy and paste text from one configuration file ( .cfg) to another.

  5. Right-click (modified) at the top of the window and click Save.

  6. To make the locally made changes take effect, in the Profile Manager, right-click the check mark for the data workbench Transform Mode.cfg in the User column, then click Save to > profile name, where profile name is the name of the profile for which you are exporting data. Reprocessing of the data begins after synchronization of the profile.

    For information about reprocessing your data for export, see Reprocessing and Retransformation.

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