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Publishing proprietary content collections in Automation Hub

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2.1

Use Automation Hub to publish content collections developed within your organization and intended for internal distribution and use.

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Chapter 1. Managing the publication process of internal collections in Automation Hub

You can use Automation Hub to manage and publish content collections developed within your organization and intended for internal distribution and use. Collections are uploaded and grouped into namespaces, and require administrative approval to appear in the Published content repository. Once published, your users can access and download it for use.

Additionally, you can reject submitted collections that do not meet organizational certification criteria.

1.1. About Approval

You can manage uploaded collections in Automation Hub using the Approval feature located in the left navigation.

Approval Dashboard

The Approval dashboard lists by default all collections with Needs Review status, which you can evaluate for inclusion in your Published repository.

Viewing collection details

You can view more information about the collection by clicking the Version number.

Filtering collections

Filter collections by Namespace, Collection Name or Repository to locate content and update its status.

1.2. Approving collections for internal publication

You can approve collections uploaded to individual namespaces for internal publication and use. All collections awaiting review are located under the Approval tab in the Staging repository.

Collections requiring approval have the status Needs review. Click the Version to view the contents of the collection.

Prerequisites

  • You have Modify Ansible repo content permissions.

Procedure

  • Navigate to Approval in the left navigation.
  • Select a collection to review.
  • Click Certify to approve the collection.

Approved collections are moved to the Published repository where users can view and download them for use.

1.3. Rejecting collections uploaded for review

You can reject collections uploaded to individual namespaces. All collections awaiting review are located under the Approval tab in the Staging repository.

Collections requiring approval have the status Needs review. Click the Version to view the contents of the collection.

Prerequisites

  • You have Modify Ansible repo content permissions.

Procedure

  • Navigate to Approval in the left navigation.
  • Locate collection to review.
  • Click Reject to decline the collection.

Collections you decline for publication are moved to the Rejected repository.

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