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Problem adding stewards to business term attributes

After setting up access to CP4D for LDAP accounts, there was a problem of adding stewards to business term cards and providing users with access to catalogs.

In the menu for adding stewards, there are only users who have logged into CP4D at least once and local users.

How to add users who are in the groups AD that are associated with the role in the LDAP configure menu?

Is it possible to somehow add user accounts and associate them with domain accounts. For example, through REST API?

  • Guest
  • Oct 29 2020
  • Future consideration
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Administrators
How should it work?

Add the button for adding users from Active Directory groups in the "Manage users" interface (Active Directory groups are added in the Authorized LDAP groups "Configure LDAP" section).

Another option is a REST API request for adding users. The mechanism is the same as when a user is authorized with a domain account.

Idea Priority High
Priority Justification The customer wants to implement CP4D as soon as possible. Without this feature, you can't add stewards to business Glossary cards and finish transferring data from IGC
Client Name CJSC "Trade House "PEREKRIOSTOK"
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    PRIYADARSHI JENA commented
    17 Nov, 2020 10:11am

    You might considering using CP4D 3.5 ( soon to be GA ) where

    One can create a user group and add LDAP groups to it and the LDAP sync job will be triggered every 20 minutes to pull users from those LDAP groups to CP4D and assign them to CP4D user groups and roles accordingly. LDAP users will show up in usermgmt when that is done.

  • Admin
    Emma Tucker commented
    4 Nov, 2020 03:42pm


    I was not aware of this issue, but see how it can be frustrating. I have added it to our backlog and will discuss the problem with our engineering team.


  • Admin
    MARC HABER commented
    1 Nov, 2020 09:04am

    Thanks for your idea. We will evaluate the ask to include any registered Cloud Pak for Data User as a possible Steward with our Design and Engineering teams.

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