How to add a custom property to an entity with API
This tutorial will create a custom property for a
Let's assume in your organization you want to keep track of table size, so to achieve that you will be creating a custom property for table entities and then providing a value to that property for each table.
Step 1: Get the table entity type.
All OpenMetadata APIs are secured so make sure to add the proper headers.
After the API call, you will get a response like this.
Now take the
id from above response
Step 2: Get the field types with
From UI OpenMetadata only supports three field types
This API will return all the available field types, for this tutorial grab the id of the
string field type. i.e
Step 3: Make a PUT call to create the custom property for the table entity
Step 4: Get the custom properties for the table entity
So for all table entities, we have
tableSize custom property available now, let’s add the value for it for the
Step 5: Add/Edit the value of the custom property for the entity.
All the custom properties value for the entity will be stored in the
Let’s assume you have
raw_product_catalog table and its id is
208598fc-bd5f-458c-bf98-59224e1620c7 so our PATCH API request will be like this.
For the first time if we want to add the value to the custom property then the payload should be like this.
When Changing the value of the custom property payload should be like this,