Create a Dataset using S/FTP

This article describes how to create a Dataset populated via S/FTP.


Establish Connectivity to SFTP Server.

1. Access New > Dataset > Create New

  1. Measured: select the measurement interval that applies to your element
  2. Collecting: new Datasets are always disabled by default to make sure that you can take time to configure them properly before enabling
  3. Category: specify the Category where your Dataset will be placed
  4. Move to the Data tab to define the details of data collection

2. Provide Data Collection Parameters

  1. Data Storage: select where the resulting Dataset will be stored
  2. Data Source: select the S/FTP connection profile
  3. Data collection trigger: specify the Trigger that will be used to collect data for your Dataset
  4. Report: select a file that should serve as a basis of the Dataset
  5. Plugin command: enter an MIQL plugin command  listing all data that needs to be fetched
  6. [✓ Validate]
  7. [Save]

3. Enable & View Dataset

  1. If the command is validated successfully, the Dataset columns and Validation Rows Preview are displayed below
  2. At the upper right corner of the screen, click [Enable & View]

4. See the Dataset in Viewer

To view the options available to work with your new Dataset, see Access, Create, and modify Dataset Views