Scripting, Batch instances
v4.0.x or higher
When creating a batch instance by uploading or scanning file in to ephesoft using the UI a certain naming convention is used.
However, when dropping a file in to a drop folder directly or using the email import functionality only a timestamp is used for the naming convention. There is no way to update or control this through normal functionality in the application.
Custom naming is not supported through out of the box functionality.
Option #1 – Create script and update batch_name in batch_instance table. They will need to re-start batch from first module, re-start from first module will be required to update all module related xml files.
This should not create any issue, but still needs to be tested in a Dev environment before making any change to any production servers.
Option #2 – There is a property file that can be found in:
The property is:
When this is set to “on” any changes made to the batch XML will also be applied to the database. This should allow you to write a script that changes the batch name during processing.
- The Original folder name for the BI Batch Name must be updated with the correct name being updated.
- Update the batch.xml with the updated Batch Name in the batch.xml