July 30, 2023

tFileTouch – Docs for ESB 7.x


Creates an empty file or, if the specified file already exists, updates its date of
modification and of last access while keeping the contents unchanged.

tFileTouch Standard properties

These properties are used to configure tFileTouch running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard
tFileTouch component belongs to the File family.

The component in this framework is available in all Talend

Basic settings

File Name

Path and name of the file to be created and/or the variable to be

Warning: Use absolute path (instead of relative path) for
this field to avoid possible errors.

Create directory if not exists

This check box is selected by default. It creates a directory to
hold the output table if it does not exist.

Advanced settings

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to gather the processing metadata at the Job
level as well as at each component level.

Global Variables

Global Variables

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the
component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This
variable functions only if the Die on error check box is
cleared, if the component has this check box.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable
functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl +
to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For further information about variables, see
Talend Studio

User Guide.


Usage rule

This component can be used as a standalone component.


Outgoing links (from this component to another):

Row: Main.

Trigger: On Subjob Ok; On Subjob
Error; Run if; On Component Ok; On Component Error.

Incoming links (from one component to this one):

Row: Main; Reject; Iterate.

Trigger: Run if; On Subjob Ok; On
Subjob Error; On component Ok; On Component Error; Synchronize;

For further information regarding connections, see

Talend Studio

User Guide.

Related scenarios

No scenario is available for the Standard version of this component yet.

Document get from Talend https://help.talend.com
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