Adding new fields to an entity
Adding new fields to an entity is not supported in single node environments.
Users can add a new Field to an Entity. Multiple Fields can be added one at a time.
In Source, users first select the Entity to append the Field to. Note that Fields will only be appended to the end of Entities and Fields screen must be accessed from View Fields (select 'eyeball') from the Parent Entity grid. See Properties Impacted by Schema Evolution By Source below for information on properties that will be affected by this schema change.
Additions and deletions to fields in Mainframe entities are not supported. Metadata definitions for COBOL Mainframe entities must be declared through COBOL copybooks.
In Fields tab, select Add Field
Review: From previous screen (Step 1) entries of
Confirm screen details the associated dataflows and user views that will be invalidated by this change if any exist.
The entity has been updated with new field metadata and is ready for ingest of those field values. The same entity and new field can be viewed in discover now displaying the internal data type.