BizDock Employee loader

This Plugin is used to load a list of Employees (Actors) into BizDock from a CSV file. The file has to be copied on the BizDock SFTP inputs folder.

The file format to be used is available here

Attribute Definition Type Constraints
is_active Set to true if the Employee is active Boolean Mandatory
ref_id Reference of the Employee. Used to match it against an existing Employee in BizDock String Mandatory
erp_ref_id Erp reference of the Employee in the Customer's ERP system String
first_name First name of the Employee String Mandatory, 2-64 characters
last_name Last name of the Employee String Mandatory, 2-64 characters
title Job title of the Employee String
mail E-mail of the Employee String Email format
mobile_phone Mobile phone of the Employee String
fix_phone Fix phone of the Employee String
employee_id Internal Customer's employee Id String
login If the Employee is also a BizDock User, must match the User login. If given then it should not be already used by another Employee. String
actor_type_ref_id Should match the ref_if of the Employee Type as configured in BizDock instance String
manager_ref_id ref_id of the manager's Employee String
org_unit_ref_id ref_id of the Employee's org unit String

Data Type

The BizDock Employee loader Plugin is working with the following Data Type:

Data exchange


The Plugin is treating the following Events:

  • IN events: none
  • OUT events:
    • CHECK_LOADING: from the Admin Command “Check if loading”.
    • LOAD: from the Admin Command “Trigger Load”.

Admin Commands

This Plugin provides 2 Admin Commands:

  • Check if loading: verify if the Plugin is currently loading a file. The result of this Command is available as an Info Log entry.
  • Trigger load: trigger the load of the file manually.


This Plugin provides 2 Configurations:

  • CSV file mapping: JavaScript-based configuration
    • Used to define the mapping between the CSV file and the Load Object. For example if a column name needs to be changed or some logic needs to be added.
  • Parameters: Properties configuration
    • test.mode: allow to simulate the load of the file and get the result in the report (boolean). No change is done. Default value is true.
    • csv.format: format of the CSV, possible values are: EXCEL, MYSQL , RFC4180. Default value is EXCEL.
    • input.file.charset: charset of the input file (string). Default value is ISO8859-1. Other common value: UTF-8.
    • input.file.path: path where the load file is located (string). Default value is /inputs/input-actor.csv on the BizDock SFTP.
    • if true, the plugin does not trigger a scheduled load, you must trigger it manually through the plugin admin interface (boolean). Default value is false.
    • load.start.time: define when the load should start (date time). Default value is 00h00.
    • define how regularly (in minutes) the Load should run (integer). Only used when Default value is 1440 (one time per day).
    • ignore.invalid.rows: ignore invalid row in the file (boolean). If set to false, an invalid row will abort the load. Default value is false.
    • unactivate.not.found: if “true” all the user of the database which are not found in the load are automatically set “inactive” (boolean). Work with unactivate.selection.clause property. Default value is false.
    • unactivate.selection.clause: a “selection clause” to restrict the users which are to be automatically inactivated when unactivate.not.found=true. The clause can be set on mail, ref_id, erp_ref_id, org_unit_ref_id and actor_type_ref_id. Example : mail like '%{@literal @}' or actor_type_ref_id='REGULAR'
    • report.mail: if an e-mail is provided the report is sent to this address. Default value is null.
    • report.file.path: path where the load report will be avail be (string). Only the last report is kept. Default value is /outputs/report-actor.log on the BizDock SFTP.