Enable or Disable Marketplaces

Alation Cloud Service Applies to Alation Cloud Service instances of Alation

Customer Managed Applies to customer-managed instances of Alation

Alation Marketplaces is enabled by default. Server Admins can enable or disable the feature at any time using the switch Enable links to Alation Marketplaces on the Feature Configuration tab in Admin Settings. Toggle the switch to the on-position to enable the Marketplaces links:


Toggle the switch to the off-position to disable the links:


If you make any changes on the Feature Configuration tab, you must save your changes by clicking the Save Changes button:


Server Admins with an on-prem Alation instance can also enable or disable the feature using alation_conf. For example, to enable Marketplaces, do the following:

  1. Use SSH to connect to the Alation host.

  2. Enter the Alation shell:

    sudo /etc/init.d/alation shell
  3. Set the alation_conf flag alation.feature_flags.enable_marketplace_link to True:

    alation_conf alation.feature_flags.enable_marketplace_link -s True
  4. Exit the Alation shell: