Change an Attribute Name and Data Type (Master Data Services)

Applies to: SQL Server (all supported versions) - Windows only Azure SQL Managed Instance

In Master Data Services, you can change the name of an attribute.


To perform this procedure:

To change an attribute name and type

  1. In Master Data Manager, click System Administration.

  2. On the Manage Model page, select a model from the grid and then click Entities.

  3. On the Manage Entity page, select the row for the entity that you want to create an attribute for.

  4. Click Attributes.

  5. On the Manage Attributes page, do one of the following.

    • If the attribute is for leaf members, select Leaf from the Member Types list box.

    • If the attribute is for consolidated members, select Consolidated from the Member Types list box.

    • If the attribute is for collections, select Collection from the Member Types list box.

  6. Select the row for the attribute you want to edit, and then click Edit.

  7. In the Name box, type the updated name of the attribute. For a list of words that should not be used as attribute names, see Reserved Words (Master Data Services).

  8. From the Attribute type list, select another type.

  9. Click Save.

See Also

Create a Text Attribute (Master Data Services)
Delete an Attribute (Master Data Services)
Attributes (Master Data Services)