Editing asset properties in a catalog

You can edit asset properties to enrich the information about the asset.

The asset properties that you can edit vary depending on your permissions and roles.

Name, description, and format
You can give the asset a name, description, and format if either of these conditions are true:
  • You have the Admin role in a catalog.
  • You have the Editor role in a catalog and you are a member or owner of the asset.
Tags
You can add tags to an asset or remove tags if any of these conditions are true:
  • You have the Admin role in a catalog.
  • You have the Editor role in a catalog and you are a member or owner of the asset.
  • You have the Editor role in an ungoverned catalog and you are not a member or owner of the asset.
Ratings and reviews
All catalog collaborators can rate and review assets and edit their own ratings and reviews.
Governance artifacts
You can add or remove asset classifications, business terms, and data classes if either of these conditions are true:
  • You have the Admin role in a catalog.
  • You have the Editor role in a catalog and you are a member or owner of the asset.

You can assign the terms that are available in the catalog of the current IBM Cloud account.

Owner, members, and privacy setting
See Controlling access to an asset.


Editing asset properties

To edit an asset property, open the asset and click the edit (edit icon) icon next to the property you want to edit.

To edit column properties:

  1. Go to the Asset page for the asset.
  2. Click the eye (eye icon) icon and then click the edit (edit icon) icon for the column.
  3. Select what you want to assign to this column.

To assign business terms or tags to a column of the asset, click the eye (eye icon) icon and then click the edit (edit icon) icon to select the business terms from a list or add the tags you want to assign to this column.