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2636580 - How to mass update emails for applicants using integration center - Email Masking


  • This article describes how to update all the applicants' email using integration center.
  • When using test or development instances, it is necessary to perform tests on recruiting module. In order to avoid real users to receive any communication, it is necessary to update the email provided for the applicants.
  • You can also use this article to update a single email by applying these steps in the desired application. 

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In order to update all the applicants into the instance, follow the steps provided below:

  1. Run an ad-hoc report to extract all the Job Application IDs. After concluding this task, save the file in a CSV format and add a column for the new dummy email. If you are aiming to mask a single applicaiton, you must filter by it.

Here is an example:


  1. After building this file, you will have to upload this file to an FTP server. The integration center will use this to update the application information.

For this article, I will update three applications:

Now is time to create the integration to update the information:

  1. Go to Admin Center > Integration Center > Click Create > Schedule CSV Input Integration;


  1. Select Job Application entity: