Access More Information with the External Data API

You can now access more information about InsightsExternalData objects.
The following fields have been added to the InsightsExternalData object.
Field Description
Dataflow
Type
String
Properties
Create, Filter, Group, Nillable, Sort, Update
Description
For dataflows that are created in v34.0 and later. Unique ID of the system job that’s used to create the dataset. You can use this field to get the status of the system job. This system field isn’t editable.
For dataflows that were created before v34.0, use the WorflowId field.
Description
Type
String
Properties
Create, Filter, Nillable, Sort, Update
Description
Description of the dataset. Used only when creating the dataset. Disregarded otherwise.
FileName
Type
String
Properties
Create, Filter, Group, Nillable, Sort, Update
Description
Description of the external data file, such as the file name. A unique value isn’t required. It can contain only underscores and alphanumeric characters. It must begin with a letter, not include spaces, not end with an underscore, and not contain two consecutive underscores. Maximum file name is 255 characters.
Note

Note

Analytics Cloud doesn’t populate this field. You can manually update it via the External Data API.

StatusMessage
Type
String
Properties
Create, Nillable, Update
Description
Reason for failure of the system job. This system field isn’t editable.
SubmittedDate
Type
String
Properties
Create, Filter, Nillable, Sort, Update
Description
Time when the upload was submitted or set to Process. This system field isn’t editable.