Parsers are used in conjunction with a byte stream component, for example, a File System Connector, to interpret or generate the structure of content being read or written.
Note that when the byte stream you are trying to parse is not in harmony with the chosen Parser, you get a sun.io.MalformedInputException. For example, this error message can show up when using the Input Map tab to browse a file.
The Config Editor provides two places where we can select Parsers:
For more information about individual Parsers, see "Parsers" in IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator V7.1 Reference Guide.
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