Manage Unity Catalog external locations in Data Explorer
You can use Data Explorer to manage external locations in Unity Catalog-enabled Databricks workspaces. See Unity Catalog privileges and securable objects.
Create external location
Click the + menu at the upper right and select Add an external location.
Click Create location.
Enter a name for the location.
Optionally copy the S3 bucket path from an existing mount point.
If you aren’t copying from an existing mount point, enter an S3 bucket path.
Select the storage credential that grants access to the location.
Manage permissions for external locations
At the bottom of the screen, click External Locations.
Click the name of an external location to open its properties.
To grant permission to users or groups, select each identity, then click Grant.
To revoke permissions from users or groups, select each identity, then click Revoke.