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Version: Latest (4.49.0-beta)

Generic Resolver

The Generic Resolver component will resolve the configured fields from the incoming message to the corresponding based on the document found by the configured query.


This component lets you use Handlebars templates. More information about Handlebars can be found in this section


Connection string

A MongoDB connection string.

Example: mongodb://<username>:<password>@localhost:27017/<databaseName>

Here <databaseName> is the database to do the look-up in.


Whether or not to use TLS in case your mongoDB requires TLS.

Allow Invalid Certificates

Checking this will disable certificate validation. Warning: specifying this option in a production environment makes your application insecure and potentially vulnerable to expired certificates and to foreign processes posing as valid client instances.

Certificate Authority File

One or more certificate authorities to trust when making a TLS connection. In order to access the local filesystem, the XILL4_WORKDIRS environment variable must be set to the path of the directory to be accessed.

Example: .\ca.pem

Enforce strict mode When strict mode is turned on, every itemToResolve must be resolved for a given input. Else an error will be thrown and no output will be sent.

Configuration The configuration is an array of itemsToResolve. Each of these objects has a fieldToResolve, a query and a fallback value (optional).


"itemsToResolve": [
"fieldToResolve": "source.location",
"query": { "": "{{source.location}}" },
"fallback": 23
"fieldToResolve": "",
"query": { "": "{{}}" },
"fallback": 50

Field to resolve The key from the input data whose value will be modified. The value to resolve can be an array or a single value.

  • single value: gets replaced by the migration ID of the document the query returns.
  • array: each of the values gets replaced by the migration ID of the document each query returns.

Query The DB query to find a document whose we want to resolve with.

Fallback The value that the field must be resolved with if no documents are found.


  • Name: Output

    • Description: Data input: the input that receives the actual data messages.

    • Example

      "source": {
      "properties": {
      "mainDep": "156"


  • Name: Output

    • Description: The input data with some field(s) resolved.

    • Example:

      "source": {
      "properties": {
      "mainDep": "12"

The Concept of Resolving

The Generic Resolver component allows you to resolve id’s that change during the migration process. The following diagram explains this process with some examples.

First input

All the fields resolved

Second input

No query result, results in an error. Same applies to when there is a result but no

If a fallback is configured, use that.

Third input

No query result, fallback is configured and used.