A Forum reader recently asked:
"How is it possible to handle a move event in a loopback driver when there is no association? I've read that one should not use associations with the loopback driver and just handle everything in the event transform. As I understand it, I need an association to get a move event - when I do a move, I just get a sync event."
And here's the response from Lothar Haeger ...
That's the easiest way in many cases, but it's not forbidden to use association on a loopback driver. Actually it seems to be a good idea for what you want to do. You can simply add a subscriber matching policy like this:
<description>Match to self</description>
The loopback driver will behave a lot like any other "ordinary" driver. Don't forget to add a rule like this as last subscriber command transform, too:
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