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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Concerning the Oracle Taleo LearnCenter's Bulk Loader Tool (Doc ID 2047561.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Taleo Learn Cloud Service - Version 15A to N/A [Release 15A to 12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Frequently asked questions concerning the Oracle Taleo LearnCenter's Bulk Loader Tool (Control Panel > Integrations > Bulk Loader)

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 Q: How does the Bulk Loader process checkbox settings?
 Q: How does the loader handle end of line characters?
 Q: What languages are supported?
 Q: What is the data import file size limit?
 Q: How are the files processed?
 Q: What encoding is allowed?
 Q: Can training items with dates in the past be added via the bulk loader?
 Q: What data is validated when the file is first uploaded?
 Q: Is there a flag on training items or data created by the Bulk Loader to distinguish items from training or data created manually?
 Q: Does the Bulk Loader support special characters?
 Q: Can the email that is sent via "Notify When Complete" be configured or customized?
 Q: What fields are required in a Bulk Loader upload?
 Q: What user permissions are there for this feature?
 Q:  What user permissions are required in order to see the source files and results files imported by other administrators?
 Q: Is the Bulk Loader only available in the Root LearnCenter?
 Q: If a mistake is made in an upload, can those changes be backed out and the database reverted to the previous state that existed before the upload?
 Q: If a file is uploaded with 200 records, then 50 more records are added into the same file and the same file is uploaded again, what will happen?
 Q: Will the Enrollment Data File allow administrators to create Custom Rosters and Custom Roster Fields for that Roster?
 Q: Does the Bulk Loader create Custom Fields, ILT Instructors, and Prerequisites etc?
 Q: What happens if the number of users in the User Data File exceeds the number of maximum seats set for the Enrollment?
 Q: We use Akamai, will there be any conflict with using the Bulk Loaders?
 Q: Is there a process for interrupting imports mid load?
 Q: Is there a way to remove training items if new ones are created unintentionally?
 Q: Are there any specific reports to run that show which items were imported or updated via bulk loader?
 Bulk Import Loaders New for 16A Release
 Training Tab
 Update ILT Session Mappings
 Q: What are some of the ways to use the Update ILT Session Mappings Loader?
 LearnCenter Course Creator
 Q: What is the difference between the LearnCenter Course Manager Loader and the Course Completions Loader?
 Q: Can this be used to mass insert or mass un-insert Courses?
 Q: Is there a way to remove Courses if new ones are created unintentionally?
 Category Mappings
 Q: Will the Category Mappings loader support sub Categories?
 User Learning Plan Mappings
 Q: Can the Learning Plan Mappings loader be used to un-map users from a Learning Plan?
 Q: Can users be mapped to Learning Plans from the past?
 Course Completions
 Q: Why do I see the error message "Completed courses require percent complete 100% - record skipped."
 Results Tab
 Q: What do the different icons mean in the Status column of the Results tab?
 Q: I saw one error on my results file, revised my file and re-imported it, then saw another error on that same row of data. Why didn’t both errors show up at the same time on the first results file?
 Q: What are the numbers on my Results file?
 Q: Why do the numbers on my results file start with 2 instead of 1?
 Q: Why does the Initiated By column say “Schedule”?
 Q: How can I change the name format in the Initiated By column?
 Q: Where did my old Source Files and Results Files go?
 Schedule Tab
 Q: Why do I see this message: "SFTP folder upload/bulkloader not found"
 Q: Why don't I see anything to select in the "SFTP Folder" drop down menu?
 Q: Why can't I see the schedules tab
 Q: The file used for my scheduled import no longer shows on my SFTP server, where did it go?
 Q: Will an archive file be placed on my SFTP site?
 Q: How many schedules can I set up?
 Q: What should be entered in the “Name” field of the Schedule?
 Q: What if my vendor puts multiple files on the SFTP server before the next scheduled import occurs?
 Q: I see on the Date Completed column of the Results tab that the scheduled imports is taking place after the time I scheduled, why?
 Q: Will the Schedules tab take Daylight Saving time into consideration?
 Q: Will schedules expire at some point in the future?
 Best Practices

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