How to edit or delete a hierarchy - 6.5

Talend MDM Web User Interface User Guide

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You can edit or delete any of the existing hierarchies.

Prerequisite(s): The MDM server is already launched. At least one hierarchy has been created. You have been assigned a role with the appropriate user authorization and access rights. For further information, see Security.


Make sure that you have selected:

-the data container that holds the master data you want to manage,

-the data model against which the master data will be validated.

For further information, see Accessing data containers and data models.

To delete a hierarchy, complete the following:

  1. On the Menu panel, click Browse and then select [Hierarchy Explorer].

    A new page opens.

  2. Click the Manage button to open the [Manage Hierarchies] dialog box.

    All of the existing hierarchies are listed.

  3. To delete a hierarchy, click the button in the hierarchy row.

    A confirmation dialog box pops up.

  4. Click Yes to delete the hierarchy directly or click No to cancel the deletion.

To edit a hierarchy, complete the following:

  1. In the [Hierarchy Explorer] page, click the Manage button to open the [Manage Hierarchies] dialog box.

  2. Double-click the hierarchy you want to edit to display its details in the [Hierarchy Explorer] page.

  3. Edit the hierarchy definition according to your needs.

  4. If needed, click Run to preview the result of the hierarchical view.

  5. Click Save to validate your changes.

    A dialog box opens, asking you to define a name for the updated hierarchy.

    To use the original name, click OK to close the dialog box.

  6. If needed, define a new name for the updated hierarchy and then click OK.