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Status Future consideration
Workspace Connectivity
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 31, 2020

Salesforce select only fields for the object. Do not automatically bring back all fields in the child relationships.

This is about the DataStage Salesforce Connector.

When building the Salesforce Connector Stage by importing the objects fields from Salesforce using the "Browse Objects" function .

A list of tables in Salesforce will be presented.

One can click the "plus" box next to an object to expand it.

Two rows will be presented:

  1. "Fields"

  2. "Child Relations"

One can click only the "Fields" relations check box. And leave the "Child Relations" check box unchecked.

One then clicks "Import".

One would expect that only the Fields in the object will be imported.

The actual result is that the Fields for the object are imported, and also the fields in the child relations.

One is then required to delete the child relations manually from the column list.

Needed by Date Aug 31, 2020
  • Guest
    Feb 5, 2021

    We have the same issue and just recently opened a support case on it. Support said to open and RFE. I searched and found it has already been out there a while. We need this feature because without it we have to decline work requests from our customers. The manual work is too tedious, time-consuming, and error-prone to be practical.

  • Admin
    Virginie Grandhaye
    Aug 4, 2020

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on our products.

    We'll consider this enhancement in a future release of Datastage if we see more demand for that.

    We'll update the status when it is scheduled to be implemented in a future release of the product.