Pentaho:Personator Tutorial

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Personator Navigation
Advanced Configuration
Personator Tabs
Pass-Through Columns
Output Filter
Result Codes

The following steps will guide you in the basic usage of Personator for SSIS.

Add Component

To add Personator Component to your project, drag the component onto the Data Flow screen. This will snap the Personator Component into your workflow space.

PENT Personator Tutorial Component.png

Connect Input

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 Personator Component by dragging the arrow from your data flow source to the Personator Component.

PENT Personator Tutorial Source.png

Configure Component

Double click the Personator Component to bring up the interface.

Advanced Configuration

Click the Advanced Configuration button on the bottom of the window.

Set up the Personator Advanced Configuration. See Advanced Configuration.

Input Tab

Map the input fields.

PENT Personator Input.png

Actions/Options Tab

Choose what actions and options you want Personator to perform.

PENT Personator ActionsOptions.png

Output Tab

You can specify which groups or columns you want to be output.

PENT Personator Output.png

Pass-Through Columns Tab

You may choose which columns to pass through to the data file and which fields to filter out.

PENT Personator Pass.png

Output Filter Tab

You can specify the filter from the drop down or you can also create your own custom filter.

PENT Personator OutputFilter.png

Connect Output

Add data destinations for downstream output. Connect the respective output filter pin to the output destination.

PENT Personator Tutorial Output.png

Save Settings

Click File and select Save Selected Items to save the project

PENT Tutorial Save.png

Run Project

Now, the project is ready to run.