NOTE: During import, the identifies file formats based on the extension of the filename. If no extension is provided, the assumes that the submitted file is a text file of some kind. Non-text file formats, such as Avro and Parquet, require filename extensions.
NOTE: Filenames that include special characters can cause problems during import or when publishing to a file-based datastore.
For more information on data is handled initially, see Initial Parsing Steps in the User Guide.
Converted file formats
Files of the following type are not read into the in the product in
their native format. Instead, these file types are converted using the Conversion Service into a file format that is natively supported, stored in the base storage layer, and then ingested for use in the product.