Manual: Indicates whether the import was initiated manually rather than triggered automatically by changes in the SIS.
Chunk Count and Total Size: This indicates the total number of objects included in the import and how many "chunks" they are divided into. (See What are "chunks"? below for more information.) Typically, manual imports have a much larger size since automatic imports happen every 60 seconds and updates are made almost as fast as they occur in the SIS.
State: Indicates whether the process is complete, in progress, or waiting for connection with the SIS to resume.
Last Updated: The date and time when the process completed.
What are "chunks"?
To facilitate the regular and orderly transfer of data, LYNX breaks up import and export data into discreet chunks of 500 objects. The chunks are then processed independently of each other rather than . Chunking ensures that even large amounts of data can be optimally processed.
For example, an import of 173 sections would be brought into 25Live in a single 173 section chunk. A 2,256 section import, on the other hand, would be brought into 25Live in 5 chunks—the first 4 chunks containing 500 sections each, and the 5th containing 256 sections.
Import/Export Process Details
When you manually initiate an import/export process or click on the Process ID from a list, you'll see the Process Details page.
This page gives you a summary of everything that was imported or exported in this process, broken up into "chunks". If the process is still ongoing, you can see the status of each individual chunk.
Image: Follow an import's progress on the Process Details page
Most of the information in the Process Details section is the same as the columns in the list above, but there are a few that are new:
Sections Excluded is the number of sections that are removed from the import during "pre-processing" for reasons that make them unsuitable, such as not having any valid meeting patterns.
Sections Processed is the number of remaining sections that will be imported (or exported) after any exclusions
When a chunk is fully processed, you can click View Details to see the import messages for the 500 sections that were part of that chunk. Once all chunks are finished, click the View All Messages button in the top Process Details section to see all the messages at once.
Image: View the details of the sections imported in a single chunk