In the Master Data Browser page, you can add new master data records to the selected entity. The data records you added are validated against the data model you select before browsing the entity.
For more information, see Accessing data containers and data models.
Before you begin
The MDM server is already launched.
At least one view has been created in Talend Studio. For further information, see the Talend Studio User Guide.
Make sure you have selected the data container that holds the master data you want to manage and the data model against which the master data will be validated. For further information, see Accessing data containers and data models.
About this task
In the Menu panel, click
Browse and then click
Master Data Browser to open
the Master Data Browser page.
In the entity field, click the arrow and then select from the
list the entity to which you want to add a data record. In
this example, select Product.
Click the button in the upper left corner to open a new page.
ExampleNote: The mandatory fields are displayed in red. You will not be able to save the new record before you fill in all these fields.
- If needed, click the icon and select an image for the new data record.
According to the defined data model, enter appropriate values
in the mandatory fields or select an appropriate value from
Note: You can put your pointer on to see the description of the identifier.
If the entity has foreign key links to other entities, click
the next tab and configure the foreign key information. In
this example, the product information is linked to a
specific product family.
Click to display a list of foreign
ExampleSuch a list appears if foreign keys and their information have been defined in the ProductFamily entity through Talend Studio. For further information, see the Talend Studio User Guide.Note: If the Set the foreign key filter annotation is added to the specified attribute in Talend Studio when defining the corresponding data model, you can filter the foreign key values displayed in the list. For further information, see the Talend Studio User Guide.
Double-click the desired value to close the dialog box.
In this example, the product B08 is associated with the publisher Penguin.
Click the Product tab. Then, click
Save or Save and
Close. The data record list now includes
Note: If you get an error or warning message upon saving the record, this could mean that the validation of the data record fails or you need to take some action to either continue the process or abort it. The validation is carried out by a Before-Saving process created in Talend Studio. For further information about the Before-Saving process, see Talend Studio User Guide.