Create a Consolidated Member (Master Data Services)
Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview
In Master Data Services, create a consolidated member when you want a parent node for an explicit hierarchy.
To perform this procedure:
You must have permission to access the Explorer functional area.
You must have a minimum of Update permission to the consolidated model object for the entity you are adding a member to, as well as Create permission to Consolidated Type under the entity.
To create a consolidated member
On the Master Data Services home page, from the Model list, select a model.
From the Version list, select a version.
From the menu bar, point to Hierarchies and click the name of the hierarchy you want to add a consolidated member to.
Above the grid, select either the Consolidated members or the All consolidated members in hierarchy option.
In the left-hand pane, select either a Root node or a consolidated member under which you want to create a consolidated member.
In the pane on the right, complete the fields.
Optional. In the Annotations box, type a comment about why the member was added. All users who have access to the member can view the annotation.