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In this section, you can review configuration options for specific features of Designer Cloud Enterprise Edition

Feature flags are used to enable or disable features in the Designer Cloud Powered by Trifacta platform. You can apply these changes through the Admin Settings page in the Designer Cloud application .

Platform Features

Through the Admin Settings page, platform administrators can search for the required feature flag by entering some or all of a feature flag name and modify values as needed.

NOTE: You must be an administrator to access this feature.

Tip: You can copy setting names from the documentation to search the available feature flags. Do not paste in double quotes from documentation samples.

NOTE: Except as noted, platform feature flags can be modified through the Admin Settings page in the Designer Cloud application by a platform administrator. For more information, see Platform Configuration Methods .

Do not modify settings through Admin Settings page and trifacta-conf.json at the same time. Saving changes in one interface wipes out any unsaved changes in the other interface.

As required, you can enable or disable a feature flag by performing the following steps:


  1. You can apply this change through the Admin Settings Page (recommended) or trifacta-conf.json. For more information, see Platform Configuration Methods.
  2. Set the value as required:

    1. Feature flags are used to enable or disable features. Typically, these are true or false values.

      "<feature.flag>": true or false


      <feature.flag> is the name of the flag to modify. .

    2. Some features are enabled or modified using values other than true or false.
    3. See below.
  3. To save your changes, click Save.
  4. A platform restart is automatically executed when you save the changes.

For more information, see Admin Settings Page


Enable deletion of jobs

When enabled, jobs can be deleted from Flow View page or from the Jobs page through the context menu. 

Feature flag: feature.enableJobDeletion

Default value: false

Configure machine-learning transformation suggestions

The Designer Cloud Powered by Trifacta platform supports two methods of applying machine learning to the ranking of transformation suggestions in the Designer Cloud application  .

Enables the newer method of ranking transform suggestions based on machine learning. This method is executed in the client and is therefore faster.

NOTE: The older, server-side method has been deprecated and should not be used.

Feature flag: feature.mlTransformSuggestions.suggestionRankingModel.enabled

Default value: true

Enables the old server-side method of ranking transform suggestions based on machine learning.

NOTE: This parameter should not be enabled and will be deprecated in a future release.

Feature flag: feature.mlTransformSuggestions.enabled

Default value : false

NOTE: This parameter is applied only when  feature.mlTransformSuggestions.enabled  is  true . Do not use this parameter.

Feature flag: feature.mlTransformSuggestions.delayThreshold

Default value : 80 milliseconds

Enable uploading profile pictures

You can configure the Designer Cloud Powered by Trifacta platform to all users to upload images to be used as their profile pictures.

Feature flag: webapp.enableProfilePicture

Default value : true

Disable column lineage recipe highlighting

By default, the Designer Cloud application can display lineage highlighting of applicable steps for a selected column.

Feature flag: webapp.enableColumnLineageScriptHighlighting

Default value : true

Configure publishing access controls

When this feature is enabled, job results are always written with permissions inherited from the parent directory of the target location.

Feature flag: feature.copyFileToDestination

Default value : false

Enable publication of Datetime/Timestamp values to Parquet outputs

By default,  Designer Cloud Enterprise Edition publishes Datetime values as String values in Parquet format. 

Optionally, you can enable the generation of Datetime/Timestamp values from Datetime values. 

Feature flag: feature.outputParquetTimestamp

Default value: false

Disable custom types

By default, you can create custom data types in  Designer Cloud Enterprise Edition. When a column is set to a custom data type, the values in the column are validated against the type specification. 

After a custom data type has been created, it cannot be removed from the platform.

Feature flag: feature.enableCustomTypes

Default value: true

Additional Features

In addition to enabling the feature, you can configure additional settings for the following features.

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