Explore Objects

Object Explorer lets you easily find Fusion objects across an entire Fusion deployment and navigate between objects. When you select an object, Object Explorer displays all related objects, for example:

Object Explorer

You can perform some management tasks inside Object Explorer. For example, you can schedule jobs and tasks from Object Explorer. For other management tasks, Object Explorer takes you to where you need to be.

Note: Which objects you can explore depends on the permissions that your security realm and user definition grant you. As the user admin, you can explore all objects supported by Object Explorer.

Object Types

You can explore these types of objects with Object Explorer:

job object Spark jobs including aggregation jobs

collection object Collection

datasource object Datasource

index pipeline object Index pipeline

parser object Parser

query pipeline object Query pipeline

recommendations object Recommendations group

system group object System group

user group object User group

Use Object Explorer

  • Open Object Explorer – On a PC, press Ctrl+K. On a Mac, press Command ⌘+K. Alternatively, click Devops > Home Home > Object Explorer. Object Explorer opens and displays either a list of all objects or the list of objects that match your most recent search in Object Explorer, whether during this Fusion session or a previous session.

  • Browse all objects – Open Object Explorer. Object Explorer displays a list of all objects. If you don’t see a list of objects, press Enter in the Filter box.

  • Search for objects – Type any part of an object’s name in the Filter box. Object Explorer displays a list of matching objects.

  • Display related objects (with a mouse) – With a list of objects present, click an object to select it. Object Explorer centers the object and displays all related objects.

  • Display related objects (with Tab keys) – With a list of objects present, tab from object to object. With an object highlighted, press Enter to select it. Object Explorer centers the object and displays all related objects.

  • Move backward and forward through a history of your selections – After you make a series of object selections, you can move backward and forward through that history. To the right of the Filter box, click Back Back and Forward Forward, or use the left arrow ◀ and right arrow ▶ keys.

  • Edit an object’s name – For some objects, for example, Group objects, clicking Edit lets you edit the object’s name.

  • Manage an object – For most objects that display the Edit icon when you hover over the object, Edit takes you to the part of the Fusion UI where you can manage the object.

  • Schedule a job or task – Hover over an object that displays the Schedule Schedule icon when you hover. Click Schedule Schedule. From the scheduling dialog, you can click scheduler to open the Scheduler.

  • View existing groups – A group is a means of tagging objects with a shared, arbitrary identifier. Hover over an object that displays the Add To Group Add To Group icon when you hover. Click Add To Group Add To Group. View the list of groups. To close the popup dialog, click anywhere on Object Explorer’s background.

  • Add an object to a group – Hover over an object that displays the Add To Group Add To Group icon when you hover. Click Add To Group Add To Group. Choose an existing group, or enter the name of a new group.

  • Remove an object from a group – Select the object you want to remove from a group. Object Explorer centers the object. Hover over the group from which you want to remove the object, and then click Remove From Group Remove From Group. Alternatively, select the group and then hover over the object. If this is the last object removed from a group, Object Explorer deletes the group.

  • Close Object Explorer – On a PC or Mac, press Esc or click Close Close. Alternatively on a Mac, you can press Command ⌘+K.