You can take the export flow feature's advantage to define a backup strategy for all your flows. Errors can happen and you will be happy that you did it when you need it.

Backup your flows according to the criticality and the content change frequency: the more important the content is, the more it is getting updated, the more you should back it up.

A good rule of thumb is that you have at least a monthly backup for everything, a weekly backup for important flows, and a backup after each important change.

Export Flow

  1. Use the More(...) menu on top right corner of the Flow view and find the option to Export.

2. You are asked to add any Additional notes (optional) and click on Download package

3. This downloads a .zip file that you can see at the bottom of your browser

Import Flow

An exported flow can be imported into another or the same Trifacta environment.

Imported flows do not contain the following objects:

  • Reference datasets

  • Samples

  1. To Import a flow, go to Flows Page and click on the Import Flow option on the top

2. You can drag and drop an exported .zip file here or select it using the Choose a file option

Starting v8.8, you may select multiple flows for import at once.

3. The Import Flow dialog shows you the progress

4. The flow is imported and available for use in the Flows page. After import:

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