Importing a UFDR: Assigning Your Control Number and Prefix
Assigning Your Control Number and Prefix
The next step of importing data is to define how ESI Desktop will assign control numbers and what data you want to import into ESI Analyst.
When defining control numbers you can provide a prefix to start each control number with, the length of the numeric portion of the number in digits, the number to start on, and if the type of data should be included in the control number, e.g. MMS, SMS, CHAT, etc… An example of a control number generated from your selections will be displayed on the right side of the wizard.
Note: If you want consecutive control numbers for all imports, you need to wait until each UFDR is imported to identify the last item in ESI Analyst
Assigning Control Numbers During Import
Control Numbers are important to all projects to have a consistent numbering scheme for data reference at the item level. It is best to have an idea on how your data is going to be represented in the system before you process your first import and ...
Understanding Control Numbering Options in Imports
When importing data across all categories, you have the option to assign a control number through your load file or in the interface. You have three options to attribute Control Numbers to your data. 1. Control Number Included in Your Load File - ...
How to Search Using a Specific Control Number
When in Review Project Metadata, you can filter by a partial or full control number by clicking Control Number and you will see a text box drop down. You can either type in the full control number or a segment like part of the number or prefix as ...
Importing a UFDR: Owner ID and Device Name
Owner ID and Device Name When importing from UFDRs two data points are required for each import, the Owner ID and a Device Name. The Owner ID is the phone number associated with the device and is used to assist in deduplication and conversation ...
Importing a UFDR: Source Directory
Source Directory The next step in preparing to import data using ESI Desktop is to select the source file(s) for ingestion. All UFDR files in the selected Source Directory will appear for you to choose from. Only checked items will be processed and ...