Limagito Filemover Software Blog and News

  • 04 Dec

    Export Chinese Text Data from SQL server database to CSV file

    Q: I want to export Chinese Text data from an SQL server database to a CSV file. Setting up the Limagito rule was simple: SQL input and an output directory. I am actually using an SQL Select because the data that I want to export results from a join. Unfortunately the exported file is in ANSI encoding. Since my SQL Server source has nvarchar fields, some of them with Chinese text in them, I cannot use the CSV. Is there any way to tell Limagito to output CSV from an SQL Server source as UTF-8?

    A: We had to add some new options in version v2020.12.4 to achieve this.

    We added a basic example to get you started:

    Added SQL as Source

    Limagito File Mover SQL as Source

    We’ll be using a simple QRY to get all the date from a database table:

    Limagito File Mover SQL as Source Select Statement

    We are using a MS SQL Database, connection Setup:

    Limagito File Mover SQL as Source database setup

    Some info about the Database table (Demo_10

    ) we’ll be using:

    Add the query, simple seclect all statement:

    Limagito File Mover SQL as Source Query

    Important, Add the encoding you need. In this example we added UTF-8.

    Limagito File Mover SQL as Source Common options

    Destination Setup, WIN as Destination:

    Limagito File Mover WIN as Destination

    Destination File Result:

    Limagito File Mover SQL to Csv File

    RunTime Log Result:

    Limagito File Mover SQL to Csv RunTime Log

    If you need any help with this ‘Export Chinese Text Data’ question, please let us know.

    Best Regards,

    Limagito Team

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  • 29 Nov

    Q&A 32: Error during sftp file upload with Limagito File Mover

    Q: We have installed Limagito version v2020.11.21.0 with the Site+ license on a W2K19 server. When we try to transfer files to an external sftp server it doesn’t work out fine (Error during sftp file upload). The SSH connection seems fine to me , but the files won’t be uploaded. Unfortunately the other side can’t help me out and I can’t find out what is happening and why.

    25-11-2020 19:39:31 [SFTP] SFTPUploadFile, CK UploadFileByName Error, ChilkatLog:
    
    [SFTP]   UploadFileByName:
    [SFTP]     DllDate: Jul  2 2020
    [SFTP]     ChilkatVersion: 9.5.0.83
    [SFTP]     UnlockPrefix: CPSFTB.CB1062022
    [SFTP]     Architecture: Little Endian; 64-bit
    [SFTP]     Language: Delphi DLL
    [SFTP]     VerboseLogging: 0
    [SFTP]     SshVersion: SSH-2.0-XpertSuite
    [SFTP]     SftpVersion: 4
    [SFTP]     Component successfully unlocked using purchased unlock code.
    [SFTP]     uploadFileByName:
    [SFTP]       remoteFilePath: /XX/XX_2020-11-24_08-00-00-werknemers.xml
    [SFTP]       localFilePath: \\MyDomain\proces\XX_2020-11-24_08-00-00-werknemers.xml
    [SFTP]       localFileSize: 4485
    [SFTP]       sftpOpenFile:
    [SFTP]         remotePath: /XX/XX_2020-11-24_08-00-00-werknemers.xml
    [SFTP]         access: writeOnly
    [SFTP]         createDisposition: createTruncate
    [SFTP]         v3Flags: 0x1a
    [SFTP]         buildLongPath_xFilePath: \\MyDomain\proces\XX_2020-11-24_08-00-00-werknemers.xml
    [SFTP]         Sent FXP_OPEN
    [SFTP]         StatusResponseFromServer:
    [SFTP]           Request: FXP_OPEN
    [SFTP]           InformationReceivedFromServer:
    [SFTP]             StatusCode: 5
    [SFTP]             StatusMessage: Error while parsing request.
    [SFTP]           --InformationReceivedFromServer
    [SFTP]         --StatusResponseFromServer
    [SFTP]       --sftpOpenFile
    [SFTP]       Failed to open file.
    [SFTP]     --uploadFileByName
    [SFTP]     Failed.
    [SFTP]   --UploadFileByName
    [SFTP] --ChilkatLog
    
    25-11-2020 19:39:31 [SFTPPUT] Copy Error \\MyDomain\proces\XX_2020-11-24_08-00-00-werknemers.xml
    

    A: It’s look like the SFTP server is trying to use SFTP Version v4 but .. not correctly. The solution here is to only allow SFTP Version v3.

    FYI: The customer is using our Second SFTP Vendor (CK).

    Limagito File Mover SFTP v3 Only

    Feedback from customer:

    Great !! that did the trick. J J J

    Thanks for your support  !!!

     

    If you need any help with this ‘Error during sftp file upload’, please let us know.

    Best Regards,

    Limagito Team

  • 25 Nov

    Added SharePoint OAuth2 Authentication in Limagito File Mover

    Added SharePoint OAuth2 Authentication

    In version v2020.22.25.0 we added OAuth2 Authentication as a fourth method for connecting to SharePoint.

    Please select ‘Online Authentication using OUath2’ as Authentication Type (Setup Tab). After selection the OAuth2 Tab will be visible.

    Limagito FileMover SharePoint OAuth2

    We received the following information from the customer (thank you Brad):

    • Client Id
    • Client Secret
    • Redirect URI

     

    We used the information from the customer and added them in the OAuth2 Setup:

    1. Client ID
    2. Client Secret
    3. Scope, we used Web.Manage
    4. Redirect URI

    Limagito File Mover SharePoint OAuth2 Setup

    Next, click <GET>

    At this moment we’ll start a request for the Realm and Principal ID of the SharePoint Site. A Dialog will appear with information about the next step.

    Limagito File Mover SharePoint Bearer Realm

    Now you’ll need to click ‘Trust It’ to continue to the next step:

     

    Limagito File Mover SharePoint Trust It

    The Authorization Code will appear in the address bar of your browser.

    Limagito File Mover SharePoint OAuth2 authorization code

    Please COPY / PASTE this complete URL (https://…) in the ‘Auth Code’ field of the OAth2 Setup screen. We’ll strip the part we need and trigger a request for a Refresh and Access token. The response will be added to the ‘Refresh Token’ and ‘Access Token’ field of the OAuth2 setup.

    Please click <Save> to save these Tokens which we’ll need to connect.

    Limagito File Mover SharePoint OAuth2 RefreshCode

    If you need any help with our ‘SharePoint OAuth2 Authentication’ option, please let us know.

    Best Regards,

    Limagito Team

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