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How To Exclude Delimiters In Flat file Output For Missing Columns In GoldenGate Flat File Adapter (Doc ID 2427246.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate Application Adapters - Version 12.1.2.1.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to exclude delimiters in Flat file output for missing columns in GoldenGate Flat File Adapter?

For e.g.

In extract and pump, columns are filtered using COLS option . Flat file has following:

"ABC"|"3"|"W"|"2018-03-23 16:34:50.227729"|"YY"||||"2567"||||||||||<NULL>|||||||<NULL>||||

Need to exclude empty columns with pipes "|" with excluded columns i.e. on exit output should be like below

"ABC"|"3"|"W"|"2018-03-23 16:34:50.227729"|"YY"|"2567"|<NULL>|<NULL>|

Solution

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