Creating a custom attribute type - Cloud

Talend Cloud Data Catalog Administration Guide

Version
Cloud
Language
English (United States)
Product
Talend Cloud
Module
Talend Data Catalog
Content
Administration and Monitoring
Data Governance
All license editions allow to edit custom attributes from the Manage Metamodel page.

Before you begin

You have been assigned a global role with the Application Administration capability.

Procedure

  1. Go to MANAGE > Metamodel then click START EDITING.
  2. In the Attribute Types panel, click Add.
  3. Enter a name and a description then click OK.
    The attribute name must be unique in the entire repository.
  4. Edit or configure the following fields as necessary.
    Field Description
    Name Enter a name.
    Description Enter a description.
    Editors Optionally, select one or more users or groups which can edit the attribute values of this type.
    Datatype Select the data type from the drop-down list. Attributes of this type will conform to and be validated against the selected data type.
    Default value/Possible values Type in a default value or possible values. It is the value assigned by default when an attribute of this type is instantiated.
    Package Select a package that the attribute type is a member of.

    The Default package is assigned by default.

  5. Save your changes.

Results

You can now define business objects by assigning them attribute types.