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Managing Data Source Tags

Audience: Data Owners and Data Governors

Content Summary: After Governors have created tags, Data Owners and Governors can then apply these tags to data sources and/or specific columns within the data sources.

This page outlines how to add and remove tags from data sources and the Data Dictionary.

Adding Tags to Data Sources

  1. Click the Data Sources icon in the left sidebar and select a data source.
  2. Click the Add Tags button at the bottom of the Overview tab.
  3. Begin typing in the Search by Name field and select the tag from the dropdown list.
  4. Click Add. A list of the applied tags will populate at the bottom of the Overview tab.

    Data Source Add Tag

Sensitive Data Detection

Feature Demo: Sensitive Data Detection

If this setting is enabled by an Application Admin on the App Settings page, Immuta will automatically discover sensitive data and tag those columns when the data source is created. Then, these tags can be used to drive Global Policies and enforce controls on this sensitive data. For more information about this feature, see the Sensitive Data Detection section on the Tags Overview page.

Removing Tags from Data Sources

  1. Click the Data Sources icon in the left sidebar and select a data source.
  2. Scroll to the Tags section at the bottom of the Overview tab, and click the X on the tag you want to remove.
  3. Click Confirm to remove the tag from the data source.

Data Dictionary Tags

The Data Dictionary lists the columns within the data source and the value type of the data within each column. From this page, Governors can add tags to or remove them from specific columns in a data source.

Data Dictionary

Adding Tags to the Data Dictionary

  1. Navigate to a data source and click the Data Dictionary tab.
  2. Scroll to the column you want to add a tag to and click the Add Tag icon in the Actions column.
  3. Begin typing in the Search by Name field and select the tag from the dropdown list.
  4. Click Add. The applied tag(s) will appear below column names in the Data Dictionary.

Removing Tags from the Data Dictionary

  1. Navigate to a data source and click the Data Dictionary tab.
  2. Scroll to the column you want to remove the tag from and click the X on the tag.
  3. Click Confirm.