Switching and Removing Data Source Accounts

Alation Cloud Service Applies to Alation Cloud Service instances of Alation

Customer Managed Applies to customer-managed instances of Alation

Applies before 2022.1

To switch data source accounts:

Some people may have multiple accounts for connecting to the same data source—for example, one with read-only permissions and one also capable of writing and editing. This is especially common for Hive users.

You can switch between previously used data source accounts or add a new one directly in Compose:


To remove data source accounts:

  1. Exit Compose.

  2. Go to Settings then My Account.

  3. Click the DB Connections tab. You can remove connections from there.

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