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This plugin pulls metadata from a previously generated file. The file sink can produce such files, and a number of samples are included in the examples/mce_files directory.

Install the Plugin

The file source works out of the box with acryl-datahub.

Quickstart Recipe

Check out the following recipe to get started with ingestion! See below for full configuration options.

For general pointers on writing and running a recipe, see our main recipe guide

type: file
# Coordinates
filename: ./path/to/mce/file.json

# sink configs

Config Details

Note that a . is used to denote nested fields in the YAML recipe.

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filenamestringPath to file to ingest.None

Code Coordinates

  • Class Name: datahub.ingestion.source.file.GenericFileSource
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If you've got any questions on configuring ingestion for File, feel free to ping us on our Slack