I'm using 'Import excel to database' smart service in the process. When I run the process, it executes successfully, but does not write anything to database table. Does anyone have suggestions?
Hi ashoku Could you please elaborate on this ?
I wanted to import data in an excel document into database table. I created columns in the db similar to the columns in excel doc. Created a process model and configured all the parameters as required for Ímport excel to database' plugin. When I execute the process, it completes successfully without any error. However, the database table is still blank with no data.
Please note, our environments r in 19.4. Not sure if this 'Excel tools' is compatible with it considering the app market mention it is compatible with 17.1+, 19.3
I would like to suggest a different plugin "Parse Excel to cdt" which can help you in this scenario.
Input Configurations for Parse Excel to cdt:
1. Excel document :The first row of the template should be identical to the cdt parameters that you have created.
PFA sample excel template and cdt screenshot.
2. Sheet number: If you have the data saved in Sheet 1 of your excel, give the value as "0" so that the smart service do not give you an invalid range error.
3. Row number to read from : As per requirement. (I have configured this as 1 in this case).
4. Number of columns to read in a row: As per your requirement .(In this i have configured it as "3" since i have 3 column values to be written into the database).
5. Cdt: Create a pv with the cdt type to be written into database. Ensure the pv is marked multiple.
1.return C D T : Map this into the pv created.
Step 2: Pass the pv into "Write to data store entity " smart service. Ensure that you have checked the input value as "Multiple".
Thanks, but that plugin was already deprecated.
Hi Ashok, I faced this issue too. The problem is with the excel template. The solution that worked for me was, I exported the table as CSV for Excel from database.(The table where you want to dump data). And then convert this CSV to excel, then use this template to upload data, things should work fine for sure. Also remember to separate the comma separated values to row 1 of excel - column headers. Try and let me know if you have questions !
I have the similar requirement to import excel data to database.
I am using the "Import Excel to Database" smart service and doing the same what you suggested above. But i am getting an error "???Unknown column '' in 'field list'???". I did check in logs its taking one null column and values at the time of insertion(log data is below). Any idea what could cause this error?
'insert into `MyTable` (`ID`, `EID`, `Name`, `Notes`, `Region`, ``) values (\'2\', \'123\', \'xyz\', \'fhdf\', \'ghsdf\', \'\')',1054
Hi sujithap951Can you open the excel file and check for the last field if it contains the empty string?
Please refer to this thread: https://community.appian.com/discussions/f/integrations/14268/import-excel-to-database
Trick is the to remove the last column in your excel file and use it under "New Columns" with it's value under "New Column Values".
For example, in my CDT, the last column is always "isActive". Now when I would want to import Excel to database, I will not include "isActive" column on excel file, rather, I will input "IsActive" as Value under 'New Columns' and "1" as value under 'New Column Values'.
Following the pointers/field guide that mohamedt808 provided earlier, as inputs for 'New Column' and 'New Column Values', you should be able to import data.
As sandeepr373 mentioned, these were supposed to be optional fields, however, the node fails if they aren't populated, for some reason.
Keeping rest of the parameters as desired, the node should pass. It worked for me considering below:
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