Import data with paging add-in

The import data with paging add-in (Figure 1.1) is used to connect to remote systems which support paging requests, reimport requests, etc. Currently this is true for all Integration Framework v2 plugins (D365 BC & D365 FO), although Business Central only supports pages requests when importing products.

The add-in parameters are:

Parameter name

Value

Comments

Preconfigured endpoint A preconfigured endpoint

Select a preconfigured endpoint from the list in Settings Integration Endpoint management.

The selection includes the request body configured in Endpoint management as well as the authentication

Web service URL

An URL

Enter the URL to the DW Connector webservice

Security key

A string

The secret key required by the DW Connector webservice

Request XML

An XML request

Passing a request for data to the plugin on the remote system

Request timeout in minutes (default 30)

An integer

Set the request timeout limit – only relevant if the remote system is slow when generating XML responses

Import activity

An import activity

Specify which import activity should take the data returned by the remote system and import it to the Dynamicweb database

Reimport data

True/false

If false, only new products since the last import are imported.

Set checkpoint to Now

True/false

? Only relevant for AX/D365 FO

Custom modifier

A string

When multiple websites point to a single ERP instance, the custom modifier allows the ERP plugin to keep track of which product have been synced with which solutions. Must be unique amongst the solutions connecting to the same ERP.

Enable paging

True/false

Paging is used to split an import into smaller batches

Page size (default 1000)

An integer

Set a page size – defaults to 1000

Delay between requests in seconds

An integer

Increase to lower the load on your remote system – decrease to improve throughput at the cost of increased load on the remote system

Maximum time to repeat a request (between failed and same response)

An integer

Increase or decrease depending on stability and response times from your remote system

Log all request and responses

True/false

Logs all requests and responses – this is useful when debugging

The notification parameters are used to send a notification email to one or more email addresses whenever the batch job is run – you can use the Only on failure setting to only send an email if the job fails.