38.9 Data import settings

The data import settings apply to extra controls which can be enabled to validate aggregate data which is imported through the web API. They provide optional constraints on what should be considered a conflict during import. The constraints are applied to each individual data value in the import.

Data import settings

Setting

Description

Require periods to match period type of data set

Require period of data value to be of the same period type as the data sets for which the data element of data value is assigned to.

Require category option combos to match category combo of data element

Require category option combination of data value to be part of the category combination of the data element of the data value.

Require organisation units to match assignment of data set

Require organisation unit of data value to be assigned to one or more of the data sets which the data element of data value is assigned to.

Require attribute option combos to match category combo of data set

Require attribute option combination of data value to be part of the category combination of the data set which the data element of data value is assigned to.

Require category option combo to be specified

Require category option combination of data value to be specified.

By default it will fall back to default category option combination if not specified.

Require attribute option combo to be specified

Require attribute option combination of data value to be specified.

By default it will fall back to default attribute option combination if not specified.