Disable Public Sharing of Query Results in Compose

Applies from release 2021.3

A Server Admin can disable Public Sharing of query results in Compose. By default, Public Sharing is enabled. Compose users can share query results using the Query Results actions: More > Share:


Sharing can be done in either the Public or the Private mode. When Compose users click on the Share option for a query result, they can select a sharing option:


To disable the Public option:

  1. Log in to Alation and go to Admin Settings > Server Admin > Compose Settings.

  2. On the Compose Settings tab, turn off the toggle Allow Public Sharing Of Compose Results and save the changes:


This change results in disabling the Public option in the Results Sharing dialog in Compose. It can no longer be selected:


Note that the Private sharing option remains available.