Manage data source

Administers an EDM datasource.

The service supports two administrative operations:CREATE and DOWNLOAD_EDM

  • The CREATE operation creates a new EDM datasource on the specified server.
  • The DOWNLOAD_EDM operation downloads the specified EDM as a database artifact in the specified format.

The datasourcename and operation query parameters are required. The datasourcename identifies the name of the EDM to create or download. The operation specifies the administrative operation: CREATE or DOWNLOAD_EDM.

Create EDM operation

If the CREATE option is specified, the datasourcename specifies the name of the EDM created and the servername parameter specifies the server on which the new EDM is created.

If successful, returns a 202 Accepted HTTP response and initates a CREATE_EDM workflow job on the workflow engine.

Download EDM operation

If the DOWNLOAD_EDM option is specified, the datasourcename identifes the EDM to download and the filename specifies the name of the database artifact.

The service supports several different formats for the database artifact. One of BAK, CSV, MDF or PARQUET.

If successful, returns a 202 Accepted HTTP response and initates a DOWNLOAD_EDM workflow job on the workflow engine.

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