Roles

These are the roles that are needed:

  • Asset
  • Search

API Links

Asset Metadata API Link

Asset Metadata

Each asset can be described using metadata. The metadata can be grouped into one or more metadata view that contain one or more metadata field. The ACL can be used to give read and write permissions to user and user groups for a metadata view.

Update metadata

There are two ways which one can update metadata.

Through the search page

Go to the search page.

  1. Right click on the asset which you want to update metadata for.
  2. Click on Update Metadata.
  3. Change the metadata fields you wish to update.
  4. Press to update the field.

Through the asset's page

Go to the Asset's page that you want to update metadata for.

  1. Open the Asset Metadata tab.
  2. Select which metadata views you wish to update. Remember some fields will be the same for multiple views.
  3. Change the metadata fields you wish to update.
  4. Press to update the field.

Bulk editing metadata

It's possible to update the metadata for more than one asset at once.

  1. Search for the assets that you wish to update
  2. Select the first asset
  3. Either use the SHIFT key to select a range, by selecting the last asset or use the CTRL key on Windows or the Apple key on MacOS to select multiple individual assets.
  4. Right Click on one of the selected Assets and select Update Metadata
  5. Change the metadata fields you wish to update.
  6. Press to update the field on all assets.

Please note, This replaces any entry of metadata on the assets that already have that field populated.

Learn More

You can also add time-based metadata to the asset.