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Support for Custom URL within File connector HDFS

We need to import data files and folders as well as the file structure to IGC from Atlas HDFS, which is not possible when using Custom url.

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  • Sep 18 2020
  • Not Under Consideration
How should it work?

Add functionality to the connector to overcome the limitations regarding the API.

Idea Priority Medium
Customer Name Hans Norén
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    Scott Brokaw commented
    20 Oct 12:53am

    For Parquet, this is a limitation in the Parquet API itself - we can reconsider this if this restriction is lifted.

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    Guest commented
    21 Sep 09:31am

    Hi Scott, please find details in the support case TS004059285 that Hans addressed with our support team. Regards Oliver

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    Guest commented
    18 Sep 12:41pm


    Yes, using the File connector HDFS in IMAM resulting in errors.

    IBM Engineering team has confirmed that there is no support for importing Parquet files (and folders) and file structure due to third party API limitations, that prevents IBM from providing the functionality.

  • Admin
    Scott Brokaw commented
    18 Sep 12:21pm

    Hi Hans,

    Thank you for submitting this idea. We do have support for custom URL within the File Connector in DataStage:

    Can you clarify what capability you are looking for that doesn't exist? i.e. Are you trying to use the Connector from the context of IMAM/IGC? Is there a particular feature of the Connector that you are finding is not working when using the custom url? etc

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