What is the functionality of Purview Data Map > Source Management > Connections?

Brendan Yee 40 Reputation points

Hello, I'm wondering if someone could provide some insight into the Purview Data Map > Source Management > Connections blade? (what is it used for?)

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There doesn't seem to be any documentation on this feature, and I haven't been able to identify its functionality when testing it.

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A Microsoft data governance service that helps manage and govern on-premises, multicloud, and software-as-a-service data. Previously known as Azure Purview.
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  1. Pauline Mbabu 5 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    I believe the Purview Data Map > Source Management > Connections blade in Purview is used to manage connections to different data sources. This is where you set up and manage all the connections to your various sources (such as Power BI, Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure SQL Database etc.) that you want to list in Purview. When a connection is made, you can create and manage scans for that data source, which will populate the Purview Data Map with metadata about the data in the source.

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