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  1. Go to MANAGE > Repository.
  2. Click New > Model.
  3. Fill in the following fields:
    Field Description
    Name Type in the name of the model.
    Description Type in the description of the model.
    Import Server Optionally, select a server name to use a remote bridge server.
    Import Bridge Select the external metadata import format from the drop-down list.
  4. Click OK.
    The Overview tab of the model opens.
  5. Click the Import Setup tab to set up the import parameters.
  6. Click the row of each parameter and fill in the information according to the tool-tips displayed in the Help panel.
    The fields of the parameters vary depending on the selected import bridge.
  7. Click Test to test the connection and save your changes.
  8. Click the Import Options tab to configure the following import options:
    Field Description
    • Data Sampling: Select the check box to enable the data sampling during the import and define the number of rows for preview.
    • Data Profiling: Select the check box to enable the data profiling during the import and define the number of rows to profile.
    • Data Hiding: Select the check box to hide the profile and sample data by default.
    Send email notification when an import Select one or more checkboxes to send a notification when a new import is finished.
    Import options
    • Set new versions as default: Select the check box to automatically set any new imported version as the default version.
    • Create new versions only when new import has changes: Select the check box to create a new version only when changes are detected.

      This option can apply to all bridges independently of the incremental harvesting capability of some bridges.

    • Copy model description to content: Select the check box to apply the description of the model from the source metadata to the content version itself.
  9. Save your changes.
  10. Click IMPORT to import the model.
  11. To monitor the operation, click the spinning gear icon on the header or go to MANAGE > Operations.
  12. To open the log, right-click the operation then click Show log or View log.
    The Log Messages dialog appears and log messages are presented as the import process proceeds.
    • If you receive the Operation succeeded result, you can open the model.
    • If you receive the Operation failed result, inspect the log messages and correct the source model file accordingly.