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Syntax of RBAC Policies

Updated at: Dec 31, 2019 GMT+08:00

Policy Structure

An RBAC policy consists of a Version, a Statement, and Depends.

Figure 1 Policy structure

Policy Syntax

When selecting a policy for a user group, click below the policy to view the details of the policy. The MRS Administrator policy is used as an example to describe the syntax of RBAC policies.

Figure 2 Viewing policy details
        "Version": "1.0",
        "Statement": [
                        "Effect": "Allow",
                        "Action": [
        "Depends": [
                        "catalog": "BASE",
                        "display_name": "Server Administrator"
                        "catalog": "BASE",
                        "display_name": "Tenant Guest"
Table 1 Parameter description





Policy version

The value is fixed to 1.0.



Operations to be performed on MRS

Format: Service name:Resource type:Operation.

MRS:MRS:*: Permissions for performing all operations on all resource types in MRS.


Determines whether the operation defined in an action is allowed.

  • Allow
  • Deny



Name of the service to which dependencies of a policy belong

Service name

Example: BASE


Name of a dependent policy

Policy name

Example: Tenant Administrator

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