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Add configuration

To add a new import:

  1. Click on the ‘Add configuration’ button.
  2. Specify the name of import. Add configuration
  3. Select the ‘Import type’ from the drop down list. Import type
  4. Download a CSV template for the selected import to populate. It will have the correct headings in it.
  5. Create your import file.
  6. Click the ‘Upload’ button.
  7. Once uploaded, click ‘Analyse file’.
  8. This will open the ‘Field mapping’ screen. Field mapping
  9. A ‘Data preview’ will show the first few lines of the import file.
  10. The list will show all the CSV fields that are already mapped to Avasam fields.
  11. To map a field:
    a. Select an unmapped ‘CSV field’.
    b. Select the Avasam field to map it against from the ‘Map to’ dropdown list.
    c. Click on the ‘Map field’ button.
    d. Repeat for all the fields you need to import from the file.
    e. Once all the fields are mapped, click the ‘Add configuration’ button.
  • To remove a mapping from a configuration, click on the ‘X’ to the right of an entry.
  • Once all fields are mapped, the ‘CSV field’ dropdown list will be empty.

Delete import configuration

  1. Select the entry you want to delete.
  2. Click on the ‘X’ to the right of the name. Delete import configuration
  3. Click ‘OK’ Confirm

Edit import configuration

  1. Select the entry you want to edit.
  2. Click the ‘Edit’ link. Edit import configuration
  3. Click ‘Save’.

Re-import configuration

If you just want to upload a new file using an existing configuration, you can re-use an existing configuration.

To re-import a configuration:

  1. Identify the configuration.
  2. Click ‘Ready to import’.
  3. The ‘Upload files’ window will open.
  4. Click on ‘Upload’ to find and select the import file.
  5. Click ‘Import’.
  6. You willbe returned to the list of import configurations.
  • Click ‘Cancel’, or the ‘Imports’ link to the top left if you decide not to proceed with the import.

Logs

The ‘Logs’ link allows you to review the logs for the previous activity by that import. Each run will have its own log, for example by supplier.

To review a log:

  1. Identify the import you want to review the logs for.
  2. Click on ‘Logs’.
  3. The list of logs for that import configuration will open. Customer log
  4. Click ‘View’ for the import you want to review. Log view
  5. Click ‘Cancel’ to return to the list.
  6. Click ‘Cancel’ to return to the import configuration list.
  • If a configuration has been used more than once, each run will have its own entry, showing when it started and finished.