Managing data feeds

Use the Data feeds page to manage tasks to import, export, or delete data in Oracle Unity. This page displays all the jobs configured in your Oracle Unity account.

Accessing the Data feeds page

To access the Data feeds page:

  1. Click the Oracle icon Image of the application navigation button. Use it to access the different parts of Oracle Unity. in the bottom-right corner to open the navigation menu.
  2. Select Data feeds.

Working with data feeds

The Data feeds page shows a list of all the jobs in Oracle Unity. The following diagram describes the different actions you can take on the page.

An image of the Data feeds page.

Callout number one Filters: Use the filters to narrow down the list of data feeds displayed.

  • Job type: Filter jobs by ingest, export, and delete jobs.
  • Schedule type: Filter jobs by scheduled and on demand.

Callout number two Data feed type: Filter by the type of data feed: All, Ingest, Export, or Delete.

Callout number three Data feed details: Click the Arrow button An image of the more information button. Use it to view more information on a data feed. (or anywhere else in the row except the data feed name) to view more information about the data feed. Clicking the data feed name will take you to the edit page for the job.

Note: The last published date for a data feed shows the last time that any changes were published to the environment, not the last time that the data feed had changes published. The data feed may have been published on that date but there were no changes to it.

Callout number four Data feed page action buttons: Click Publish changes to publish pending changes. Click Create data feed to create a new job.

Callout number five Search: Search for data feeds by entering the data feed name, description, or source/destination.

Callout number six Data feed action menu: View the customization menu for a job.

  • Change schedule: This option is only available for system jobs. You can select if the job runs as a recurring job or on demand. You can also configure the notification settings when the job runs from the Jobs dashboard. To change the schedule of a job, select Edit or select Change schedule from the Jobs dashboard.
  • Edit: Change the specifications of the data feed. The edit page for the job will display. You can also go to the edit page by clicking the data feed name.
  • Note: If you configure a Recurring schedule for any type of data feed or system job, multiple instances of the same data feed/system job can't run simultaneously. If a job is still running while the next one is scheduled to run, the next scheduled run will not start until the current one completes.

  • Rename: Change the name and description of the data feed.
  • Copy: Create a copy of the data feed.
  • Delete: Remove the data feed. You cannot delete a data feed that is currently running. This action is not reversible and deleted data feeds cannot be recovered.
  • View job instances: View a summary of past jobs for the feed. The jobs dashboard page will display.
  • Start: Run the most recent published version of the data feed. You cannot start the data feed if it is already currently running. Track the progress of the job in the Jobs dashboard.
  • Stop: Interrupt a data feed that is in progress.

To publish all the changes made to a data feed, click Publish changes. Learn more about Publishing changes.

Learn more

Creating ingest jobs

Managing ingest jobs

Creating export jobs

Managing export jobs

Deleting data

Managing the Jobs dashboard

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