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15. How to use Bulk Control Board

This tutorial explains what Bulk Control Board is and why we need it. It describes how to use it.

1 What is Bulk Control Board?

Bulk Control Board is a place where you can monitor Inbound Processing, Interfaces and Schedulers. These tabs are using for bulk processing performance. Bulk Control Board is using for mass data.

2 How to use Bulk Control Board

Bulk Control Board is located in Integration page detail and exist in Custom links section. We use Bulk Control Board to store data temporary. If you want to know how to use this board please see the following:

2.1 Finding Bulk Control Board

In order to find Bulk Control Board please follow the steps below:

1.Login to Salesforce and select Integration tab then click on Integration Detail page

2. Create Interface.

 3.  Push data into salesforce through Agent.  

 4. Select on Bulk Control Board which is on Custom Links section.

It will navigate to:

This is how Bulk Control Board look like as the screenshot shown above.

2.2 Monitoring Bulk Control Board

Bulk Control Board is located in Integration page detail and exist in Custom links section.
We use Bulk Control Board to store data temporary. If you want to know how to use this
board please see the following:

2.2.1 Inbound Processing

Inbound Processing tabs contains 5 differences sections which are FilterBulk Interface Scheduler, Bulk Data Inbox, Bulk Data Processing and Bulk Monitor. Each sections play a different roles for bulk processing. The following will describe in detail of each section and how they work.

2.2.1.1 Filter

Filter is a screen where you can search for Interface Name. If you filter for a specific interface, the result will show each section as below:

2.2.1.2 Bulk Interface Scheduler

This section uses to monitor two schedulers Processing and Reprocessing. You can only Start/Stop the schedule here. If you want to set the time for your attachment processing, you have to enter Scheduler tab. It only shows Job Id, Last Run Date and Next Run Date.

2.2.1.3 Bulk Data Inbox
When data pushed from the client using Bulk API, they will appear in this section. This mean it contains new incoming data. The bulk processing scheduler will fetch the data from this section and process. So it is a place to store all the attachments which have been integrate from the external system. It contains 6 buttons which are Delete, Delete All, View List, Process Bulk Attachment, Upload and Refresh. If you want to clear the attachment you can click on Delete and Delete All buttons. To process manually, you
have to click on Process Bulk Attachment.

2.2.1.4 Bulk Data Processing
Bulk Data Processing is used to store data that are processing. These data will remove after it done to Bulk Monitor section. Whenever all the attachment that store have face some problem like crashing you can use Delete button to eliminate them. But if you want to stop these attachment processing you need to go to Apex job to abort them. Otherwise the attachment will keep on processing. You can do reprocessing by checkbox and click on “Re-Initialload” button.

2.2.1.5 Bulk Monitor
On the other hand, all the attachments will also move to “Bulk monitor”. In this section you can monitor the total records of attachments, total batch and batches that had processed. Likewise, you can also know if the attachment is completed, failed or pending.

 

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