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Otypes Overview

OTypes API


All objects in the Alation database have an associated otype. This API returns a list of all otypes that are used within your Alation instance based on your configuration.

OpenAPI 3.0 Specification

The Otypes API uses the OpenAPI 3.0 Specification (OAS). OAS is a broadly adopted industry standard for describing APIs.

To see the specification, replace {AlationInstanceURL} below with your Alation instance's URL and visit the link:



  1. The OpenAPI UI is not enabled by default on an Alation instance. Please set the flag alation.feature_flags.enable_swagger to True using alation_conf.