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Created by Guest
Created on Mar 31, 2023

One-Touch Setup: Add ability to import DXL files

The JSON format for creating files is handy, but being able to specify DXL files (ideally en masse) to import into a database would be very handy as well. That would allow for externalizing the doc content outside the JSON, would cover cases that JSON doesn't cover (like attachments), and would be easier to work into existing DXL-based flows.

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  • Guest
    Sep 23, 2023

    In general not a bad idea. But I am wondering about the use case when you speak about "en masse" import.

    What use case do you have in mind?

    In general the JSON format isn't that helpful for complex documents. But OTS is mainly designed to bring up your server, create databases from templates. change the ACL etc.

    Changing or adding documents is mainly intended for configuration updates, setting up applications.

    It's a single JSON file that configures your server. It sounds like you are looking into a bit different use case, where you would need to provde DXL files separately. And this might be better suited in your application setup, which could also run on an existing server and would be called during OTS configuration.

    OTS supports signing and running agents for that purpose.

    Also I don't see why you need DXL files if you could provide a template/database with those documents.