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Pentaho Data Integration 4 Cookbook by María Carina Roldán, Adrián Sergio Pulvirenti

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Executing a PDI job from the Pentaho User Console

The Pentaho User Console (PUC) is a web application included with the Pentaho Server conveniently built for you to generate reports, browse cubes, explore dashboards, and more. Among the list of tasks, you can do is the ability of running Kettle jobs. As said in the previous recipe, everything in the Pentaho platform is made up of action sequences. Therefore, if you intend to run a job from the PUC, you have to create an action sequence that does it.

For this recipe, you will use a job which simply deletes all files with extension tmp found in a given folder. The objective is to run the job from the PUC through an action sequence.

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In order to follow this recipe, you will need a basic ...

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