Each record field that a DataSource application can process is uniquely identified by a numeric id, but it's also normally given a name. The field names and ids are defined in
add-field configuration items.
Field definitions look like this:
add-field Desc 10001 add-field Amt 10002 add-field Bid 10003 add-field Ask 10004 add-field PriceTime 10005
Looking at the first line of this example:
add-fieldis the configuration item that defines a field.
Descis the name of the field (this is how the field is identified in client applications to which data is sent from Liberator via StreamLink).
10001is the field number (id) that is used to identify the field within DataSource messages passed between DataSource applications.
add-field FieldName FieldNumber
where the parameters are:
||string||[none]||The name of the field.
Within a particular Caplin Platform installation, each field name must be unique.
You can configure multiple
The number (id) of the field, between
Each field number is unique within a Caplin Platform installation.