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MANIFEST
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Makefile.PL
README

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NAME
    RT-Extension-Assets-Import-CSV - RT Assets Import from CSV

PREREQUISITES
    This version of RT::Extension::Assets::Import::CSV requires RT 4.4, as
    that version of RT has Assets built in.

    If you're running RT 4.2 with the Assets extension, you should seek an
    older version of this extension; specifically, version 1.4.

INSTALLATION
    perl Makefile.PL
    make
    make install
        May need root permissions

    Edit your /opt/rt4/etc/RT_SiteConfig.pm
        Add this line:

            Plugin('RT::Extension::Assets::Import::CSV');

        See "CONFIGURATION", below, for the remainder of the required
        configuration.

    Restart your webserver
    Run bin/rt-assets-import-csv
        See bin/rt-assets-import-csv --help for more information.

CONFIGURATION
    The following configuration would be used to import a three-column CSV
    of assets, where the column titled serviceTag is unique:

        Set( $AssetsImportUniqueCF, 'Service Tag' );
        Set( %AssetsImportFieldMapping,
            'Name'           => 'description',
            'CF.Service Tag' => 'serviceTag',
            'CF.Location'    => 'building',
            'CF.Serial #'    => 'serialNo',
        );

  Constant values
    If you want to set an RT column or custom field to a static value for
    all imported assets, precede the "CSV field name" (right hand side of
    the mapping) with a slash, like so:

        Set( $AssetsImportUniqueCF, 'Service Tag' );
        Set( %AssetsImportFieldMapping,
            'Name'           => 'description',
            'Catalog'        => \'Hardware',
            'CF.Service Tag' => 'serviceTag',
            'CF.Location'    => 'building',
            'CF.Serial #'    => 'serialNo',
        );

    Every imported asset will now be added to the Hardware catalog in RT.
    This feature is particularly useful for setting the asset catalog, but
    may also be useful when importing assets from CSV sources you don't
    control (and don't want to modify each time).

  Computed values
    You may also compute values during import, by passing a subroutine
    reference as the value in the %AssetsImportFieldMapping. This subroutine
    will be called with a hash reference of the parsed CSV row.

        Set( $AssetsImportUniqueCF, 'Service Tag' );
        Set( %AssetsImportFieldMapping,
            'Name'           => 'description',
            'CF.Service Tag' => 'serviceTag',
            'CF.Location'    => 'building',
            'CF.Weight'      => sub { $_[0]->{"Weight (kg)"} || "(unknown)" },
        );

    Using computed columns may cause false-positive "unused column"
    warnings; these can be ignored.

  Numeric identifiers
    If you are already using a numeric identifier to uniquely track your
    assets, and wish RT to take over handling of that identifier, you can
    choose to leave $AssetsImportUniqueCF unset, and assign to id in the
    %AssetsImportFieldMapping:

        Set( %AssetsImportFieldMapping,
            'id'             => 'serviceTag',
            'Name'           => 'description',
            'CF.Service Tag' => 'serviceTag',
            'CF.Serial #'    => 'serialNo',
        );

    This requires that, after the import, RT becomes the generator of all
    asset ids. Otherwise, asset id conflicts may occur.

AUTHOR
    Best Practical Solutions, LLC <modules@bestpractical.com>

BUGS
    All bugs should be reported via email to

        L<bug-RT-Extension-Assets-Import-CSV@rt.cpan.org|mailto:bug-RT-Extension-Assets-Import-CSV@rt.cpan.org>

    or via the web at

        L<rt.cpan.org|http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=RT-Extension-Assets-Import-CSV>.

COPYRIGHT
    This extension is Copyright (C) 2014-2016 Best Practical Solutions, LLC.

    This is free software, licensed under:

      The GNU General Public License, Version 2, June 1991