The processing report is a tab-delimited text file you can open and read in a program such as Microsoft Excel or Notepad. Processing reports are downloadable files that let you review the status of your inventory file uploads.
To download and review a processing report, follow the below steps:
Each line in the spreadsheet containing data is referred to as a "record." At the top of the processing report, there is a summary of records (listings) with the total number of records processed and those processed successfully. The difference is the number of records processed unsuccessfully (or processed with errors).
In the example given below, 1,045 records were processed, of which 1,030 records were processed successfully and 15 were unsuccessful because of errors:
Feed Processing Summary Number of records processed: 1045 Number of records successful: 1030
The processing report displays errors in the following format. You can use this report to make necessary corrections in your inventory file, and then reload the file to correct your listings. For more information, see the Data Definitions tab in your inventory template file, or review our Error Code Explanations.
|original-record-number||The record number in which the error occurred.
The first two rows of your inventory file template are not considered as records. Therefore, an error in Record 1 corresponds to Line 3 in your inventory file.
|error-code||The ID number of the error message. Look for this ID when referring to Error Code Explanations.|
|error-type||One of the following two values:
|error-message||A brief explanation of the error, possibly including corrective measures.|