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Enable the Catalog Policy Manager Rule Builder to accept multiple inputs per line for a specified condition

I need to authorize a group of 40 individual users for a controlled access dataset. Today I tried to create a policy & rule to support that. The current design of the rule builder required a condition for username != to a specific name followed by 39 additional "OR" conditions 1 for each additional user to accomplish this. What I think would be very beneficial is to enable each condition to accept more than 1 entry. In the example I gave I could use 1 condition for username != to and on the user line provide name1,name2,name3, etc. This will essentially 'OR' each user on the line producing the same effect on 1 line making it more performant, and easier to add/delete/maintain this rule. 

  • Gary Diamanti
  • Dec 14 2018
  • Will not implement
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Who would benefit from this IDEA? As an administrator I need to create a policy & rule to authorize 40 users for a dataset.
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  • MICHAEL TUCKER commented
    December 14, 2018 17:58

    Gary, I've marked this as Will Not Implement, but only because we don't have an Aha epic tied to it. However, we do have a GIT for it and it will be done soon. Please reach out to Susanna Tai for more information if you need to.