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In Ranger plugin for Atlas, when creating policies. What is "operation"?

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In Ranger plugin for Atlas, when creating policies. What is "operation"?

Explorer

Hello,

In the Atlas plugin document, you can find the types of access policies.

  • taxonomy
  • entity
  • type
  • operation
  • term

I would like to get more details about operation.

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Re: In Ranger plugin for Atlas, when creating policies. What is "operation"?

Guru

Hi @Héctor Pérez Arteaga

https://docs.hortonworks.com/HDPDocuments/HDP2/HDP-2.6.2/bk_data-governance/content/ch_hdp_data_gove...

Authorizer Resource Types:

  • Operation
  • Type
  • Entity
  • Taxonomy
  • Term
  • Unknown

Operations_Allowed are r = read, w = write, u = update, d = delete

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Re: In Ranger plugin for Atlas, when creating policies. What is "operation"?

Expert Contributor

Hi @Héctor Pérez Arteaga

Operation is resource type for Atlas Rest API's for admin or diagnostic purpose such as session check, import/export, server status etc.

You can restrict permission only to internal admin type of users from ranger policy if Ranger Authorization is ON

HTH

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