tStewardshipTaskDelete properties - 6.1

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tStewardshipTaskDelete deletes data sets stored in the stewardship console database in the form of tasks, either matching certain search criteria or without any search criteria.


In order to better understand the purpose of this component, consult the Talend Data Stewardship Console User Guide.


This component helps streamline processes by removing tasks that are no longer used or relevant.

 Basic settings


Enter the URL to access the Talend Data Stewardship Console application.

For more information about the URL settings, see How to set the URL to access Talend Data Stewardship Console.


User name and Password

Type in the authentication information to the MDM server.

To enter the password, click the [...] button next to the password field, and then in the pop-up dialog box enter the password between double quotes and click OK to save the settings.

Delete by ID

Select this check box if you want to delete a task by providing its ID.

Input field of task ID

From the drop-down list, select the task ID that corresponds to the Task ID field. The choices available correspond to the column names provided by the input component used.

Specify task ID

Optionally, you can enter directly the ID value of a task you want to delete. In this case, select this check box to enter the task ID manually between double quotes, in the Task ID field.



Select the type of the tasks you want to delete:

Resolution: data resolution tasks represent the results of the data matching processes done on data across heterogeneous sources.

Data: data integrity tasks are the results of the data integrity processes done on data.

For further information on task types and task management, see Talend Data Stewardship Console User Guide.



If required, type in the name of the task owner. This will filter the tasks according to the task owner.



If required, type in the name of the tag category associated with the tasks you want to delete.

For further information, see Talend Data Stewardship Console User Guide.


Start Date/End Date

If required, set a task creation date range within which you want to delete the tasks. Use the following format: yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss.



If required, select from the list the task status you want to use to filter the retrieved tasks.


Delete when Star ranking is equal to or less than

If required, select the number of stars, 0 through 5, assigned to the tasks as a numerical rating to highlight importance. This will delete tasks up to a certain level of importance only.



If required, set the maximum number of tasks to be deleted. If Limit = 0, this means there is no limit to the number of tasks deleted.

Advanced settings

tStatCatcher Statistics

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

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. This variable functions only if the Die on error check box is cleared, if the component has this check box.

DELETED_TASK_NUMBER: the number of deleted tasks. This is an After variable and it returns an integer.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl + Space to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For further information about variables, see Talend Studio User Guide.


If you are using a subscription-based version of the Studio, the activity of this component can be logged using the log4j feature. For more information on this feature, see Talend Studio User Guide.

For more information on the log4j logging levels, see the Apache documentation at http://logging.apache.org/log4j/1.2/apidocs/org/apache/log4j/Level.html.