Create a data source

Create a data source record to define what data an import set should import.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

Procedure

  1. Navigate to System Import Sets > Data Sources.
  2. Click New.
  3. Set the following fields.
    Table 1. Common data source fields
    Field Description
    Name Enter a unique name for this data source.
    Import set table label Specify a label for the import set staging table to use.
    Import set table name ServiceNow uses the label you entered to construct a unique table name. This prevents namespace collision with an already existing table.
    Type Select the type of data you are importing, such as from a remote File, a JDBC database, or using LDAP.
  4. Set additional fields based on the selected Type.
    Refer to the documentation for each data source type for additional field information.
  5. Click Submit.

What to do next

Define a transform map for the new data source and run an import.