A contact is a customer or a potential customer who has raised a support ticket through any channel.
The Contacts pipeline can be used to request and retrieve details of a contact in your help desk. Read more about this here
Configuring the Credentials
Select the account credentials which has access to relevant Freshdesk data from the dropdown menu & Click Next
Select the dimensions you would like to fetch from the Freshdesk platform. You can click on View Schema anytime to see the schema of the table being created. Each of the selected dimensions will create one or more columns in the database table in the destination warehouse.
Delete or Append
This refers to the manner in which data will get updated in the data warehouse, with 'Delete' selected, the data will be upserted (only new records or records with changes) and with 'Append' selected, all data fetched will be inserted. Recommended to use "Delete" option unless there is a specific requirement.
Default Value: Delete
Click on + Add New for setting up a new URL Parameter
Available URL Parameters are as under:-
By default, only contacts that have been created within the past 30 days will be returned. For older contacts, use the this filter. Enter the number of days since the last update for which you wish you get the data in each run.
Scheduling specifies the frequency with which data will get updated in the data warehouse. You can choose between Manual Run, Normal Scheduling or Advance Scheduling.
- Manual Run
If scheduling is not required, you can use the toggle to run the pipeline manually.
- Normal Scheduling
Use the dropdown to select an interval-based hourly, monthly, weekly, or daily frequency.
- Advance Scheduling
Set schedules fine-grained at the level of Months, Days, Hours, and Minutes.
Detailed explanation on scheduling of pipelines can be found here
Dataset & Name
- Dataset Name
Key in the Dataset Name(also serves as the table name in your data destination).Keep in mind, that the name should be unique across the account and the data source. Special characters (except underscore _) and blank spaces are not allowed. It is best to follow a consistent naming scheme for future search to locate the tables.
- Dataset Description
Enter a short description (optional) describing the dataset being fetched by this particular pipeline.
Choose the events for which you’d like to be notified: whether "ERROR ONLY" or "ERROR AND SUCCESS".
Once you have finished click on Finish to save it. Read more about naming and saving your pipelines including the option to save them as templates here
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