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  1. Preface
  2. Transformations
  3. Source transformation
  4. Target transformation
  5. Aggregator transformation
  6. Cleanse transformation
  7. Data Masking transformation
  8. Data Services transformation
  9. Deduplicate transformation
  10. Expression transformation
  11. Filter transformation
  12. Hierarchy Builder transformation
  13. Hierarchy Parser transformation
  14. Hierarchy Processor transformation
  15. Input transformation
  16. Java transformation
  17. Java transformation API reference
  18. Joiner transformation
  19. Labeler transformation
  20. Lookup transformation
  21. Machine Learning transformation
  22. Mapplet transformation
  23. Normalizer transformation
  24. Output transformation
  25. Parse transformation
  26. Python transformation
  27. Rank transformation
  28. Router transformation
  29. Rule Specification transformation
  30. Sequence Generator transformation
  31. Sorter transformation
  32. SQL transformation
  33. Structure Parser transformation
  34. Transaction Control transformation
  35. Union transformation
  36. Velocity transformation
  37. Verifier transformation
  38. Web Services transformation

Transformations

Transformations

Target object

Target object

Select the target object for the Target transformation on the
Target
tab of the Properties panel.
The properties that you configure for the target object vary based on the connection type and the mapping type.
Your organization's licenses can also determine the target properties that appear when the Target transformation is part of a mapplet.
The following image shows the
Target
tab for a flat file target:
The Target tab for a flat file target contains the following details: Connection, Target Type, Object, and Operation. It also contains advanced properties. The fields on the Target tab vary based on the connection type.
  1. Target details where you configure the target connection, target type, target object, and target operation.
  2. Select the target object from the mapping inventory.
You can select a target object in the following ways:
Select the connection and target object.
In the
Details
area, select the target connection, target type, and target object. You can create a new connection. For flat file and relational targets, you can also create the target object at run time.
For mappings in SQL ELT mode, you configure the target connection in the mapping properties instead of in the Target transformation.
If you use an existing target object, select the target from a list of target objects and link the target to the upstream transformation. If the target table changes, you must update the Target transformation to match it. If the physical target and the Target transformation do not match, the mapping fails.
If you use an existing target object for a flat file target, the existing target is overwritten when you run the
mapping
task.
Select the target object from the mapping inventory.
If your organization administrator has configured Enterprise Data Catalog integration properties, and you have added objects to the mapping from the
Data Catalog
page, you can select the target object from the
Inventory
panel. If your organization administrator has not configured Enterprise Data Catalog integration properties or you have not performed data catalog discovery, the
Inventory
panel is empty. For more information about data catalog discovery, see
Mappings
.
The
Inventory
panel isn't available in mappings in SQL ELT mode.
Use a parameter.
You can use input parameters to define the target connection and target object when you run the mapping task. For more information about parameters, see
Mappings
.
You must also define the target operation. The available target operations vary based on the connection type.

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