Relationship Staging Table (Master Data Services)

Use the relationship staging table (stg.name_Relationship) in the Master Data Services database to change the location of members in an explicit hierarchy, based on the relationship the members have to one another.

Table Columns

The following table explains what each of the fields in the Relationship staging table are used for.

Column Name Description Value
ID An automatically assigned identifier. Do not enter a value in this field. If the batch has not been processed, this field is blank.
RelationshipType Required

The type of relationship that’s being set.
Possible values are:

1:Parent

2: Sibling (at the same level)
ImportStatus_ID Required

The status of the import process.
Possible values are:

0, which you specify to indicate that the record is ready for staging.

1, which is automatically assigned and indicates that the staging process for the record has succeeded.

2, which is automatically assigned and indicates that the staging process for the record has failed.
Batch_ID Required by web service only

An automatically assigned identifier that groups records for staging.

If the batch has not been processed, this field is blank.
All members in the batch are assigned this identifier, which is displayed in the Master Data Manager user interface in the ID column.
BatchTag Required, except by web service

A unique name for the batch, up to 50 characters.
HierarchyName Required

The explicit hierarchy name. Each consolidated member can belong to one hierarchy only.
ParentCode Required

For parent-child relationships, the code of the consolidated member that will be the parent of the child leaf or consolidated member.

For sibling relationships, the code of one of the siblings.
ChildCode Required

For parent-child relationships, the code of the consolidated or leaf member that will be the child.

For sibling relationships, the code of one of the siblings.
Sort Order Optional

An integer that indicates the order of the member in relation to the other members under the parent. Each child member should have a unique identifier.
ErrorCode Displays an error code. For all records with a ImportStatus_ID of 2, see Staging Process Errors (Master Data Services).

See Also

Overview: Importing Data from Tables (Master Data Services)
View Errors that Occur During Staging (Master Data Services)
Staging Process Errors (Master Data Services)