User Profile and Preferences

Alation Cloud Service Applies to Alation Cloud Service instances of Alation

Customer Managed Applies to customer-managed instances of Alation

You can view and change Alation catalog user profiles. A user profile has:

  • an avatar

  • a user description

  • additional user information, such as position/title

  • published queries

and is visible to other catalog users. Alation automatically enriches a user profile by identifying user areas of expertise.

A user with sufficient permission level can:

  • customize Compose settings and default preferences

  • set email notification preferences by enabling or disabling notifications

  • change the user’s Alation password

  • view and remove cached database connections

  • create refresh tokens to access Alation APIs

  • set CSV download options