Change an Attribute Name and Data Type (Master Data Services)
Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview
In Master Data Services, you can change the name of an attribute.
To perform this procedure:
You must have permission to access the System Administration functional area.
You must be a model administrator. For more information, see Administrators (Master Data Services).
To change an attribute name and type
In Master Data Services, click System Administration.
On the Model View page, from the menu bar, point to Manage and click Entities.
On the Entity Maintenance page, from the Model list, select a model.
Click the row for the entity that contains the attribute with the name you want to change.
Click Edit selected entity.
On the Edit Entity page, click the attribute with the name you want to change.
Click Edit selected attribute.
In the Name box, type the updated name of the attribute. For a list of words that should not be used as attribute names, see Reserved Words (Master Data Services).
From the Data type drop-down list, select another type.
Click Save attribute.