Pentaho/Contact Zone:SmartMover Tutorial
The following steps will guide you in the basic usage of the SmartMover Component.
To add SmartMover Component to your project, drag the component onto the Data Flow screen. This will snap the SmartMover Component into your workflow space.
Select a data flow source to be your input data. Many formats can be used as Sources, including Excel files, flat files or Access Input data sources. Connect this data source to the SmartMover Component by dragging the arrow from your data flow source to the SmartMover Component.
Double click the SmartMover Component to bring up the interface.
Click the Advanced Configuration button on the bottom of the window.
Set up the SmartMover Advanced Configuration. See Advanced Configuration.
Input Columns Tab
Map the input fields.
Output Columns Tab
You can specify which groups or columns you want to be output.
Processing Options Tab
Choose your processing options, including the type of processing and the mailing frequency.
Pass-Through Columns Tab
You may choose which columns to pass through to the data file and which fields to filter out.
Output Filter Tab
You can specify the filter from the drop down or you can also create your own custom filter.
Add data destinations for downstream output. Connect the respective output filter pin to the output destination.
Click File and select Save Selected Items to save the project
Now, the project is ready to run.