Initate an import of a tabular file into the platform

imports_post_files(schema, name, remote_host_id, credential_id,
  max_errors = NULL, existing_table_rows = NULL, diststyle = NULL,
  distkey = NULL, sortkey1 = NULL, sortkey2 = NULL,
  column_delimiter = NULL, first_row_is_header = NULL,
  multipart = NULL, escaped = NULL, hidden = NULL)

Arguments

schema

string required. The schema of the destination table.

name

string required. The name of the destination table.

remote_host_id

integer required. The id of the destination database host.

credential_id

integer required. The id of the credentials to be used when performing the database import.

max_errors

integer optional. The maximum number of rows with errors to remove from the import before failing.

existing_table_rows

string optional. The behaviour if a table with the requested name already exists. One of "fail", "truncate", "append", or "drop".Defaults to "fail".

diststyle

string optional. The diststyle to use for the table. One of "even", "all", or "key".

distkey

string optional. The column to use as the distkey for the table.

sortkey1

string optional. The column to use as the sort key for the table.

sortkey2

string optional. The second column in a compound sortkey for the table.

column_delimiter

string optional. The column delimiter of the file. If column_delimiter is null or omitted, it will be auto-detected. Valid arguments are "comma", "tab", and "pipe".

first_row_is_header

boolean optional. A boolean value indicating whether or not the first row is a header row. If first_row_is_header is null or omitted, it will be auto-detected.

multipart

boolean optional. If true, the upload URI will require a `multipart/form-data` POST request. Defaults to false.

escaped

boolean optional. If true, escape quotes with a backslash; otherwise, escape quotes by double-quoting. Defaults to false.

hidden

boolean optional. The hidden status of the item.

Value

A list containing the following elements:

id

integer, The id of the import.

uploadUri

string, The URI which may be used to upload a tabular file for import. You must use this URI to upload the file you wish imported and then inform the Civis API when your upload is complete using the URI given by the runUri field of this response.

runUri

string, The URI to POST to once the file upload is complete. After uploading the file using the URI given in the uploadUri attribute of the response, POST to this URI to initiate the import of your uploaded file into the platform.

uploadFields

list, If multipart was set to true, these fields should be included in the multipart upload.