tSambaOutput Standard properties - Cloud - 8.0

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These properties are used to configure tSambaOutput running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard tSambaOutput component belongs to the Internet family.

The component in this framework is available in all subscription-based Talend products.

Note: This component is available only when you have installed the 8.0 R2022-02 Studio Monthly update or a later one delivered by Talend. For more information, check with your administrator.

Basic settings

Property Type

Select the way the connection details will be set.

  • Built-In: The connection details will be set locally for this component. You need to specify the values for all related connection properties manually.

  • Repository: The connection details stored centrally in Repository > Metadata will be reused by this component.

    You need to click the [...] button next to it and in the pop-up Repository Content dialog box, select the connection details to be reused, and all related connection properties will be automatically filled in.

This option is not available when you select the Use an existing connection option and select a component from the Component List drop-down list.

Use an existing connection

Select this check box and in the Component List drop-down list, select the desired connection component to reuse the connection details you already defined.

Note: When a Job contains the parent Job and the child Job, do the following if you want to share an existing connection between the parent Job and the child Job (for example, to share the connection created by the parent Job with the child Job).
  1. In the parent level, register the database connection to be shared in the Basic settings view of the connection component which creates that very database connection.
  2. In the child level, use a dedicated connection component to read that registered database connection.

For an example about how to share a database connection across Job levels, see Talend Studio User Guide.

Schema and Edit schema

A schema is a row description. It defines the number of fields (columns) to be processed and passed on to the next component. When you create a Spark Job, avoid the reserved word line when naming the fields.

  • Built-In: You create and store the schema locally for this component only.

  • Repository: You have already created the schema and stored it in the Repository. You can reuse it in various projects and Job designs.

Click Edit schema to make changes to the schema. If the current schema is of the Repository type, three options are available:

  • View schema: choose this option to view the schema only.

  • Change to built-in property: choose this option to change the schema to Built-in for local changes.

  • Update repository connection: choose this option to change the schema stored in the repository and decide whether to propagate the changes to all the Jobs upon completion.

    If you just want to propagate the changes to the current Job, you can select No upon completion and choose this schema metadata again in the Repository Content window.

Click Sync columns to retrieve the schema from the previous component connected in the Job.

Host

The IP address or hostname of the Samba host.

This field is not available if you select the Use an existing connection option.

Username and Password

Enter the authentication information required to access the Samba host.

To enter the password, click the [...] button next to the Password field to bring out the Enter a new password dialog box, enter the password in the text field, and click OK. Note that you can enter the password either in a JSON string in the pure password mode or as a Java expression in the Java mode. You can toggle between the two modes by clicking switch to Java mode or switch to pure password mode on the top of the text field.
Note:
  • The two password modes are available only when you have installed the 8.0.1-R2022-05 Studio Monthly update or a later one delivered by Talend. For more information, check with your administrator.
  • If the 8.0.1-R2022-05 Studio Monthly update or a later one delivered by Talend is not installed, you can enter passwords in the Java mode only.

These two fields are not available if you select the Use an existing connection option.

Domain

Enter the Samba host domain name.

This field is not available if you select the Use an existing connection option.

Share directory

Enter the share name of the shared directory where the desired file resides. The shared directory will be the parent directory of the remote file.

Remote file

Enter the relative path to the file to write data to. If the file already exists, it will be overwritten.

File type

Select the file type, JSON or CSV.

Line separator type

Select the line separator: Windows type, Linux type, or Other.

If you select Other, specify the line separator in the Line separator string field.

This option is available if you select CSV from the File type drop-down list.

Encoding type

Select the encoding type from the drop-down list: UTF 8, ISO-8859-15 or Other.

If you select Other, specify the encoding in the Custom encoding field.

This option is available if you select CSV from the File type drop-down list.

Set header

Select this option to treat the beginning lines as the header. You can specify the number of lines that will be treated as the header in the Number of lines field.

This option is available if you select CSV from the File type drop-down list.

Field separator type

Select the field separator from the drop-down list.

If you select Other, enter the character that will be treated as the separator in the Field separator field.

This option is available if you select CSV from the File type drop-down list.

Note: Currently, Space cannot be used as the field separator.

Create directory

Select this option to create the directories specified in the Remote file field before writing data to the file if the directories do not exist.

Advanced settings

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to gather the Job processing metadata at the Job level as well as at each component level.

Max batch size

Specify the maximum number of lines that can be written in a batch.

Global Variables

ERROR_MESSAGE

The error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string.

NB_LINE

The number of rows processed. This is an After variable and it returns an integer.

Usage

Usage rule

Use this component to write a CSV or a JSON file using Samba v2 or v3 and separate fields using a field separator value.