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Open Metadata Exchange Rule

The open metadata exchange rule can be used to limit the exchange of metadata in a cohort. There are three rules that are configured in each cohort members:

  • EventsToSend Rule: controls the events that should be sent to the cohort by the cohort member.

  • EventsToProcess Rule: controls which incoming events are received by the cohort member from the other members of the cohort. Instance events are passed to the:

  • Open Metadata Access Services (OMASs) running in the cohort member.

  • the local repository (if any) where the EventsToSave Rule is run.

  • EventsToSave Rule: controls which of the inbound events received from the cohort and passed by the EventsToProcess Rule should be saved to the local repository.

Rule values

The open metadata exchange rule can be set to one of the following values:

  • REGISTRATION_ONLY - Only registration exchange; no TypeDefs or metadata instances
  • JUST_TYPEDEFS - Only registration and type definitions (TypeDefs) exchange
  • SELECTED_TYPES - Registration plus all type definitions (TypeDefs) and metadata instances (Entities and Relationships) of selected types.
  • LEARNED_TYPES - Registration plus all type definitions (TypeDefs) and metadata instances (Entities and Relationships) of types requested by local users to this server.
  • DESELECTED_TYPES - Registration plus all type definitions (TypeDefs) and metadata instances (Entities and Relationships) NOT listed in selected types.
  • ALL - Registration plus all type definitions (TypeDefs) and metadata instances (Entities and Relationships). This is the default setting for all of the rules.

These settings are fairly course-grained. If you need to control the flow of instance events at a more granular level then the open metadata security connectors provide control at the individual

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