Adding a new custom attribute - 7.1

Talend Data Catalog Administration Guide

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Before you begin

Sign in as a user assigned to the Administrators group.


  1. Go to Tools > Administration from Metadata Manager or to MANAGE from Metadata Explorer.
  2. Select the Attributes tab.
  3. Click Add then fill in the following fields.
    Field Description
    Name Type in the name of the custom attribute.
    Description Type in the name of the custom attribute.
    Scope Select the scope of object types to assign the custom attribute to.

    This list is very long, as any metadata object may be assigned a custom attribute.

    Type Specify data type for the custom attribute.
    Default Value Optionally, type in a default value.
    Edit permission Optionally, provide edit permission for the custom attribute.
    In this example, you add a custom attribute named Security Classification Status.
  4. Click Create.