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Asset dependencies

You can view object dependencies for an asset. You might want to view object dependencies before performing certain operations on an asset.
For example, you cannot delete an asset if another object depends on the asset. You must first delete the dependent objects and then delete the asset. You can find the dependent objects by viewing the asset dependencies.
You can view object dependencies for an asset on the Explore page. To view object dependencies for an asset, in the row that contains the asset, click Actions and select Show Dependencies. The Dependencies page opens showing the Uses tab by default.
You can also view object dependencies for a taskflow from the taskflow designer page. Open the taskflow, click Actions and click Show Dependencies. The Dependencies page opens showing the Uses tab by default.
The Uses tab lists the objects that the selected asset uses.
For example, a Data Integration mapping task might use a connection, mapping, and runtime environment.
The Used By tab lists the objects that use the selected asset.
For example, a Data Integration mapping might be used by one or more mapping tasks.
To drill down to the lowest level dependency, you can continue to show dependencies for each asset that appears on the Dependencies page. At the top of the Dependencies page, a breadcrumb shows the chain of dependencies.
The following image shows that the asset mt_FilterArchCustRecords is dependent on m_FilterCustRecords, which is dependent on FF_USW1PF:
The Dependencies page displays the breadcrumb, mt_FilterArchCustRecords Dependencies > m_FilterCustRecords > FF_USW1PF. The Uses tab lists one dependency in the Name column, USW1PF. The Type column lists Runtime Environment. The location column is blank. The Updated By column lists ltroy.ma. The Status column is blank.
If you have the appropriate permissions, you can perform actions on the Dependencies page such as viewing or deleting assets. To view or delete an asset, in the row that contains the asset, click Actions and select the action.
If you work with source controlled assets, you can view source control information such as the last pull time and the last check-in. To view source control information, you can add the following source control columns to the table: