Viewing log files for all data records - 6.5

Talend MDM Web User Interface User Guide

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  • The MDM server is already launched.

  • You have logged in to Talend MDM Web User Interface.

  • You have selected the data container that holds the master data you want to manage and the corresponding data model against which the master data will be validated. For further information, see Accessing data containers and data models.

  • You have been assigned the role with the appropriate user authorization and access rights.

To view the log files for all data records, do the following:

  1. From the Menu panel, click Browse and then click Journal to open the [Journal] page.

    Alternatively, from the [Welcome] page, click Journal.

  2. The page shows a log table, along with various search options. By default, the Data Model list shows the data model you have selected in the Domain Configuration area.

    Select ALL from the Data Model list to display the log files for all data models.

  3. You can limit the search results by using the options in the Search Panel at the top of the page. For further information, see How to search for specific logs.


You can switch between the log table and a timeline view - a design showing a calendar labeled with dates and events labeled on points where they have happened - using the Results and TimeLine tabs.

In the log table you can see a list of all the events concerning the data records in the MDM hub to which you have access rights. The default column headings show you the following information concerning each data record:

Column name


Data Container

Name of the data container that pertains the data record.

Data Model

Name of the data model against which the data record is validated.


Name of the business entity that pertains the data record.


The primary key of the data record.

Operation Type

Type of operation carried out on the data record: UPDATE, PHYSICAL_DELETE, LOGIC_DELETE, RESTORED, CREATE or ACTION.

Operation time

Date and time of the operation.


Name of the source through which the data record modification took place, a Talend job, a workflow, the Web User Interface (manually by a data steward), etc.

User name

Login name of the user who made the modification.

In the log table, you can double-click a row or right-click a row then click View Changes to open the [Data Changes Viewer] tab.

On the tab, you can:

  • click the View Update Report button to view the update report details.

  • click the Previous Report button to navigate to the previous event.

  • click the Next Report button to navigate to the next event.

  • click the Open Record button to open a new tab which displays the associated data record.


The display of entities or elements defined with multilingual labels varies depending on the locale you selected from the top right corner. For more information about how to set labels, see Talend Studio User Guide.