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Work with jobs and job definitions

Learn about the Data Loader jobs and job definitions, and the multiple activities you can perform with them.

Data Loader provides you with many ways to work with your jobs and job definitions. For example, you can sort and filter jobs, edit and delete a job definition, and the other activities listed in the following table:
Table 1. Job and job definition activities
Item Description
Sort and filter Make jobs easier to find in the list. For more information, see topic Sort and Filter Jobs.
Analyze View error files and other analysis information about a job. For more information, see topic View Data Analysis Information about a Job.
Duplicate Duplicate job definitions to save you from having to create a new one each time. For more information, see topic Duplicate a Job Definition.
Stop or halt Stop or halt an in-process data load job when you need to. For more information, see topic Stop a Data Load Job.
Edit When you find that changes are needed, you can edit a job definition. For more information, see topic Edit a Job Definition.
Schedule Schedule a job definition to run when it makes sense for you. For more information, see topic Schedule a Job Definition.
Delete When a job definition is no longer needed, you can delete it. For more information, see topic Delete a Job Definition.
View View the past details about a job definition in its history. For more information, see topic View the History of a Job Definition.

Access to resources

Your access to resources depends on whether you're the owner of the resource or the access you've been granted. For more information, see topic Get ready for Data Loader.