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Asset Change Notification

The asset change notification package sends notifications when assets are created and/or updated and/or deleted. The following events (configurable) are taken into account:

  • Asset created
  • Asset deleted
  • Description created/updated
  • Alias created/updated
  • Asset starred
  • Announcement created/updated
  • Term linked/unlinked
  • Owners added/removed
  • Tag Added
  • Tag Removed
  • Tag Added via propagation
  • Tag Removed via propagation

Configuration

Configuration

  • Notification channel

    • Email address(es): provide any email addresses you want the report sent to, separated by commas.
    • Email subject: provide the subject of the email. If empty the default subject is used.

    Recommendation

    The list of assets is sent both in the email body and as attachment (csv file). The attached files contain the list of events, i.e. if an asset is updated twice in a given time period two entries will be added to the file.

    Warning

    The max size for sending attachments is 25 MB. Please consider to use another output method if the generated file is bigger than 25 MB.

    The generated files can be downloaded from the Atlan workflow section.

    Recommendation

    The files contain the list of events, i.e. if an asset is updated twice in a given time period two entries will be added to the file.

  • Asset type: provide the list of asset types in scope, separated by commas. List of asset types.

  • Start date: provide the start date from where to start to extract events. Please note that the Start date paremeter is used only during the first execution of the workflow. Any subsequent runs will use the last processed date from the previous execution.
  • Action

    Export only created assets.

    Export only deleted assets.

    Export only updated assets. One or multiple event types can be selected:

    • Description
    • Alias
    • Asset
    • Announcement
    • Term
    • Owners
    • Tag Added
    • Tag Removed
    • Tag Added via propagation
    • Tag Removed via propagation

    Export both created and updated assets. One or multiple event types can be selected:

    • Description
    • Alias
    • Asset
    • Announcement
    • Term
    • Owners
    • Tag Added
    • Tag Removed
    • Tag Added via propagation
    • Tag Removed via propagation

Filters

  • Qualified name prefix: list of qualified name prefixes, separated by commas. Only assets that match the filter will be added to the notification.

What it does

The package performs the following steps:

  • Fetch assets that have been updated/created/deleted since the last workflow run accoring to the filters specified in the Configuration section.
  • Retrieve assets from Atlan.
  • Generate csv files with the extracted assets.
  • Send the generated csv files to the selected output channel.