000030784 - What is the purpose of the ACL datatype for attributes in Identity Management and Governance

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Article Number000030784
Applies ToRSA Product Set: Identity Management and Governance
RSA Version/Condition: 6.9
IssueThis article will describe the IMG attribute data type of ACL which was introduced in IMG 6.9
ResolutionACL is an acronym for access control list.

The data type ACL is a data type which can not be associated with custom customer defined attributes.   This data type is used to associate a user to a specific object, for example we use the ACL data type in the following objects

Object:   Reports
Fields:    View Reports
              Run Reports

Object:   Resources / Applications
Fields:    Other Business Owners
              Other Technical Owners
              Other Violation Managers