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Status Functionality already exists
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 4, 2018

Add from Catalog sometimes adds Connection and Asset, sometimes just Asset

We noticed that when adding a Data Asset from a Catalog into a Watson Studio Project it sometimes just adds the Data Asset into the project while sometimes it adds the Data Asset and a Connection into the project.

It's not obvious what causes the different behaviors.

The more detail up front - the faster the decisions. See above for specific details. Details like a real-life scenario to explain the problem statement/pain points, current workaround(s), proposed solution(s), benefits/value, # of users impacted and how often.

  • Admin
    Susanna Tai
    Oct 2, 2020

    If the connection already exists in the project, we do not add another duplicate connection. I'm closing this as this is not an enhancement.

  • Guest
    Sep 23, 2020

    Hi Raj,

    If the asset was uploaded from your computer to WKC instead of from a connection, then we won't need to publish the connection to the project. Have you noticed that as the trend?