2.0 Installing Driver Files

By default, the Delimited Text driver files are installed on the Metadirectory server at the same time as the Metadirectory engine. The installation program extends the Identity Vault’s schema and installs both the driver shim and the driver configuration files. It does not create the driver in the Identity Vault (see Section 3.0, Creating a New Driver) or upgrade an existing driver’s configuration (see Section 4.0, Upgrading an Existing Driver).

Unless you extend the driver’s functionality along with the Java interfaces (see Section 8.0, Using Java Interfaces to Customize File Processing), the driver is capable of only reading input text files from the local file system of the server where the driver is running. This means that your input directory must be located on the same server as the driver. You have three options: