Top Navigation Bar¶
Alation Cloud Service Applies to Alation Cloud Service instances of Alation
Customer Managed Applies to customer-managed instances of Alation
Applies from version 2020.3
The Top Navigation Bar or Main Toolbar has the following icons:
Left-Hand Navigation Icon - It is used to show/hide the Left-Hand Navigation Menu. The Left-Hand Navigation Menu includes the following sections:
Alation Logo or the Co-Branded Logo if it is configured. Click the Logo to view the Homepage.
The Apps icon - The Apps icon has the following primary applications of Alation as sub-menus:
Titles & Descriptions
The application availability in the Apps menu depends on the user role. A Server Admin sees all, and users with other roles see applications included into the scope of their role.
Admin Settings - This Icon will be available for the users entitled as Server Admins or Catalog Admins.
Help - The Help icon has the following help items:
Visit Help Center - Link to the product documentation.
Quick Start Tour - A quick start video about the Alation features based on the user role.
Release Notes - Link to the release notes page of the product documentation site.
About This Instance - This menu has the details of the current instance such as build details, License information, and server admin information.
My Inbox - This is a link to your Alation Inbox. Click the + Conversation button to initiate a new conversation.
My Account - Opens the details of the user profile.