How to Split Large Text Files Using Actions | JSCAPE

Posted by Van Glass on Jul 25, 2018 11:24:03 PM

This custom trigger action is used to split a large text file in GB ore more to MB.


Source code and build instructions


 How to split a large text file

 Let me now show you how to implement that.


1. Make sure you have already open source build installed in the server


Before creating a custom trigger action, you need to have build installed in the server.


2. Create a Trigger to perform the action


Login into admin console of JSCAPE MFT Server > Triggers and Click Add to create a Trigger

Give the trigger a Name and then select the File Upload event type from the drop-down list. 



Click Next to Step 2 where a condition can be set to execute the trigger.

If no conditions required Click Next  to proceed. 


The step 3 asks to add an action, Add the action "Split Large Text File" from drop down list. If the action not found read the build instructions (Source code and build instructions) .

Click OK to proceed




The Parameters for the action "Split Large Text File" are ;

  • File
  • Destination
  • Size


As the name indicates, File parameter is used to split the file that gets uploaded to JSCAPE MFT Server.

Destination is the place where the smaller files has to be placed and Size indicates the size in MB to

be separated.


Click OK to save the settings



That's it. Now you know how to create a trigger to split a large text file into smaller ones on file upload



Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Triggers, Actions