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G-Reg Publisher supports enabling first level of categorization for asset types that are stored in it. Once you define the categories within any <table> element in the RXT of an asset type, you can select the category of the asset, when creating itFor an example, you can enable categorization by adding a new field to a new Information table of SOAP Services as explained below. 

  1. Log in to the WSO2 G-Reg Management Console using the following URL and admin/admin credentials: https://<G-REG_HOST>:<G-REG_PORT>/carbon/
  2. Click Extensions, and then click Artifact Types in the Configure menu.
  3. Click the corresponding View/Edit link of the artifact type, in which you want to enable categorization a shown below.
    select artifact type
  4. Add the following configuration to add an option field with the name Category to a new Information table of the rest service RXT using the provided Editor as shown below. 

    <table name="Information">
        <field type="options">
            <name label="Category">Cat</name>

    You can enable categorization by adding an option field to any of the existing tables in the RXT of a particular type (e.g. Overview).

  5. Click Save, and then click Ok in the message which pops-up as shown below.
  6. Add a new categoryField within the categories element under the asset.configure function, in the <G-REG_HOME>/repository/deployment/server/jaggeryapps/store/extensions/assets/default/asset.js file as follows.

    Add the value of the categoryField property in the following format: <TABLE_NAME>_<FIELD-NAME>. You can pick the <TABLE_NAME> from the RXT of the particular asset type, and the <FIELD-NAME> from the configuration you added to the RXT.

    categories: {
    categoryField: 'overview_category',
        categoryField: 'information_cat'
  7. Restart the WSO2 G-Reg server.

You view the new field you added to enable categorization when creating a SOAP Service using the G-Reg Publisher as shown below.

new category field in Publisher

You can use categorization to search for a SOAP Service in the G-Reg Publisher by its category as shown below.

search using Categories in Publisher

Also, you can use categorization to search for a SOAP Service in the G-Reg Store by its category as shown below.

searching for assets by category in G-Reg Store
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