Tracing a data lineage - 7.1

Talend Data Catalog Manager User Guide

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Trace a KBI or KPI found in a report and understand where the data comes from and how it was processed. You can perform the data lineage analysis from the model where the object belongs or from a diagram.


  1. Open a model from the Repository panel or from the configuration Architecture diagram.
  2. Right click the object that you want to perform the data lineage.
  3. Select Trace Data Lineage.

    The Advanced Lineage Options dialog box opens.

  4. In the Trace field, select Data Lineage from the drop-down list.
  5. In the Options area, fill in the following fields.
    Field Description

    Model: Within the opened model.

    Model directory: Within the directory of models containing the opened model.

    Configuration: Within the entire selected configuration.

    Configuration Select the configuration.

    Text/List: You can see the result in text mode.

    Graph/Flow: You can see the result in graphic mode.

    If you choose Graph/Flow, then select one of the following check boxes:
    • Show Control Links
    • Show Internal Objects
    • Show External Objects
  6. Optionally, select the Save as default lineage options check box to save the above selected options as the default ones in the future.