Does one exist? Can it be shared with customers? Something like what Tableau provide below:
You can access Connect internal database via this step-by-step guide: https://help.alteryx.com/connect/current/index.htm#Administration/UsageStats.htm%3FTocPath%3DAdminis...
In internal Connect database you can find "core tables" (internal storage for Connect) and "metadata stage table" (stage tables used by metadata loaders).
See description of the core tables here:
|table name||table type||description|
|ACTION||core table||Action, tracking of actions performed|
|ACTIVE_WORKFLOW||core table||Lifecycles - defined lifecycles, and entries where lifecycle is activated (workflow)|
|ATTACHMENT||core table||Attachement storage for all files attached|
|ATTRIBUTE||core table||Entry attibute in key-value format. Extended entry information like Description, display type|
|COMMENT_THREAD||core table||Comment Threads|
|COMMENT_THREAD_RESOLUTION||core table||Resolution log of commens|
|CONFIG||core table||Place where archetype XML configs are stored (applications, loading jobs, fragmets, scripts)|
|CONNECTION||core table||Connetion as configured on "..." menu (designed for connection USE button)|
|CONNECTION_PARAMETER||core table||Connetion details as configured on "..." menu (designed for connection USE button)|
|DATABASECHANGELOG||core table||List of database structure modifitations. Used during updrade|
|DATABASECHANGELOGLOCK||core table||Lock table when DB upgrade is in progress|
|ENTRY||core table||Entry definition. Each single object in system starts here.|
|ENTRY_HIERARCHY_CHANGE||core table||Tranking changes on entry hierarchy|
|ENTRY_PERMISSION||core table||Permissions table|
|ENTRY_STATE||core table||Entry lifecycle state (public, draft) as defined in lifecycles|
|EVENT_AUDIT||core table||Security log, users sign in activity|
|EVENT_MONITOR||core table||Security log , user actions|
|RELATIONSHIP||core table||Relationship table|
|SENTIMENT_LIKE||core table||ThumbUp and Thumb down|
|SCHEDULER_STATISTIC||core table||Internal scheduler statistics|
|SUPERADMIN||core table||Super admin account andormation if non default|
|TM_STATE||core table||Time machine state. Used when prowsing time machine history|
|TODO||core table||Todo List|
|TODO_ACTION||core table||Todo Action|
|WATCHER||core table||Wathers definition. Who is watching what entry|
|WORKFLOW_TRANSITION||core table||Log of lifecycle changes.|
The other option to use REST API to query and access all information stored in the connect (this REST API will be released soon).
Alteryx Connect Team
This is a very helpful information. I am able to create and test the ODBC connection but when I select the table from the input tool, I am not able to see any button like OK etc... to add it. All I have is top right hand corner with maximize, minimize, close buttons. Any idea what is missing?
Could you pls upload some screenshot? You should seem something like I do: in Visual Query Builder I am able to choose the table, drag and drop it on left side canvas and down there click the OK button.
I am able to figure out what was happening. My buttons were chopped up by the task bar. I have turned the taskbar off and re-configured the connection and saw the buttons now. Taskbar was forcing the popup to reduce its size and it was not adding the scrollbar to go up and down. Added three screenshots before and after.
if you need to ingest reports metadata you just need to use different datasets which are going to be pushed against Connect endpoints. See one of our "reporting" metadata loaders - e.g. Tableau or PowerBI for details.