Zynk Workflow Documentation

Zip Search Icon
You can use the Zip Search extension to loop through a series of zip files to find a certain match.

Typically, a Zynk workflow will finish with an Archive Workflow Data task. This task is built to clean up all the files used in the integration run and move them into a zip folder in your directory of choice.

If you enter a workflow directory, an input and complete the other optional settings you can click search to loop through the archived zip files to look for your input. For example, if I was trying to find the archive for an order with the number #1000001 in my ‘Main Workflow’, I would select my Main Workflow from the Directory drop down and enter the order number into the input.

We created this tool so that when a customer enquires about a record or another issue, we can easily search through the archived files to see what happened.

Zip Search can be installed via Zynk’s Extensions Manager

Settings

Workflow / Custom Directory

Required
You are required to configure this setting to either a workflow you’re investigating or a custom directory containing your archives. Please note, if you are using a custom data directory in Zynk you will need to use the ‘Custom Directory’ option.

Input

Required
The text you would like to search for in your .zip files. You can optionally specify multiple values by comma separating. E.g, ‘OK,YES,NO’.

Recursive

Required This setting indicates whether the search should be carried in sub folders, or just the folder you have selected.

Use Date Filter

Required This setting indicates whether you’d like to filter your results by date. If you enable this setting, you wil also need to configure the two following date time settings:

Exclude

Optional You can optionally add values to exclude from your results, just select an operator (Equals, Contains, StartsWith and EndsWith) and enter your value after clicking the ‘Add’ button.

Examples

Below is an example of using the ‘Workflow’ option using Zip Search. After clicking ‘Search’ after specifying the workflow archives I’m targeting and the input I’m looking for, you’ll see the results list box populate with all .zip files containing the input.

Below is an example of using the ‘Custom Directory’ option.


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