Role Strategy Plugin - how to apply multiple patterns in project roles

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Jan Seidel

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Oct 11, 2013, 7:25:08 AM10/11/13
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Hi folks,

I am setting up Role Strategy as too many people can peek and poke in too many jobs and mess around.
We have many build jobs which leads me to a problem when assigning Roles in Projects roles.

I need multiple patterns for a single role if possible.
e.g. the role MIB admin must access all jobs starting with (?i)RB_MIB.*, (?i)HMI_MIB.* and (?i)JXE_MIB.* but not (?i)MB_GUIDE_MIB.* nor any other job that is outside of the scope of this project.
So simply taking (?i).*MIB.* won't work.

Is it possible to use multiple patterns for one role and if yes, how?

Cheers
Jan


Daniel Beck

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Oct 11, 2013, 7:35:12 AM10/11/13
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There's no way to define multiple patterns for a given role (which would enable different permissions depending on the job for the same role).

But the pattern '(RB|HMI|JXE)_MIB.*' should do it. Maybe look up the java.util.regex.Pattern docs?
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Maneesh M P

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Oct 15, 2013, 4:25:17 PM10/15/13
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You can do with piping I guess

(?i)RB_MIB.* | (?i)HMI_MIB.*  | (?i)JXE_MIB.*

Thanks,
Maneesh

Kaushal

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Mar 22, 2019, 6:02:32 AM3/22/19
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Maneesh thanks for the reference.

@daniel 

the following worked for me

"(?)joba||(?)jobb||(?)jobc||(?)jobn"

where job{a..n} are the job names.

Rob C

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May 12, 2022, 4:19:28 PMMay 12
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I'm replying because this thread is a very high result on google searches.
You can enter a string such as this into the "Pattern" field to allow a single role to apply multiple prefix patterns

((prefix1|prefix2|prefix3).*)

Or if you want to match on the middle of a job name you can do something like this

(.*(middle1|middle2|middle3).*)


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