There might be situations where we want to reuse the settings for a particular data field, which requires us to export and import a data field configuration.

To export a data field configuration

  • Select a data field in the original task, and click Export Data Fields to save the configuration to a local disk. The data fields will be saved in a .oec (Octopus extract config) file.


To import a data field configuration

  • Create an Extract data action in another task and click Import Data Fields to


Voila! You just saved yourself tons of work.

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