Elements Management

In the Elements management page you have a list of all the databases, views and web services that have been synchronized with the Virtual DataPort server.

Note

If the Data Catalog has not been synchronized with Virtual DataPort server, this page will not show any element. We strongly recommend to synchronize with Virtual DataPort on your first access to the Data Catalog. You can use the Synchronize with VDP server button in the toolbar.

The Elements management page shows a list of all the synchronized elements

The Elements management page shows a list of all the synchronized elements

To filter the list of synchronized elements proceed as follows:

  1. Select the type of element to filter between Views, Web services and Databases.

  2. Enter search terms for the name and/or search terms for the description.

  3. In case you are searching for views or web services, you will be able to add more filtering options: Collaboration, Databases, Categories and Tags. They are similar to the ones explained in the search by metadata.

  4. Click the Apply filters button to launch the search.

In the search results you can click on the the name of an element to access its details page. From there you can modify the element as follows:

  • Edit the description of a database.

  • Edit the description of a view and its fields.

  • Edit the description of a web service and its fields.

  • Change the value of the custom properties assigned to a database, view or web service.