Sometimes painful things. Error messages and such. I’ll drop problems & solutions into this post moving forward so you can just Google ’em.
While ingesting JSON into Unifi: Failed to get file info for file <foo> on source: 2. status code: 500, detail: Unknown JSON format. Only files with single line JSON records are supported
The issue: Did you put your records into an array? Ala:
Don’t. Feed each record in individually, not as part of an array of rows:
The Data Steward (or other) role can’t see data while inside the Dataset Explorer – other roles can.
Unifi allows you “fine tune” what each role can and can’t see. This is true both for simple things like….
- A particular role is allowed to see rows of data in Dataset Explorer (Default = true)
…and more complex things:
- The Data Catalog Manager role can see and create Workflow
The former behavior is controlled by the flag “can_see_data” in the unifi table uf_role. The latter behavior is altered by a property/value pair stored in the ui_page_view column as part of a large chunk of text. Altering either is not especially encouraged or supported. In my case, can_see_data had been set to “false” for the Data Steward by someone I will need to track down and berate.