Creating and managing registration authorities

Creating and managing registration authorities

How to create a new Registration Authority 

You must be an Administrator to add a new Registration Authority

1. Go to “Administrator Tools” at the bottom of the Dashboard side menu.


2. Select 'Manage Registration Authorities'.




3. Click the "Add New Registration Authority" button 



4. Add the Stewardship Organisation you would like the new Registration Authority to belong to, a Name for the Registration Authority, and a Definition. 



6. Once done, click the "Create new Registration Authority" button to create the Registration Authority.

You will then be taken to the Registration Authorities Homepage. 



Managing a Registration Authority 

1. Go to “Administrator Tools” at the bottom of the Dashboard side menu.


2. Select 'Manage Registration Authorities'.




3. Select the Registration Authority you would like to manage.



You will be taken to the Registration Authorities Homepage. 



4. In the  tab you can see the Definition and the Status Levels with their visibilities and whether they are locked or unlocked. 


The  tab allows you to search and filter content that has been endorsed by the Registration Authority



The  tab lets you view all the reviews that are Open and Closed within this Registration Authority. You can also create a new review from here. 



The  tab lets you view and add new members to the Registration Authority 


You can also manage existing members permissions or remove members from here.

The  tab lets you change the Name and Definition of the Registration Authority, you can also manage the visibility and whether the Registration Authority is "Active" or "Inactive".




From the left side of the page, you are also be able to edit the Registration Authority States. From here, you can edit the Visibility level, whether it's Locked or Unlocked at the chosen Visibility, and the Description for the State. 



You can also add Validation Rules to the Registration Authority from here. Validation Rules are where you can add in specific validators to check against any items that are trying to be registered within this Registration Authority. You can learn more about how to write Validation Rules here





    • Related Articles

    • How to add a Registration Status to content

      How to add a Registration Status to content In this article we will go over how to Register or Endorse content at a particular state from an item page, without having to go through the Review process. This is for users of the registry that are either ...
    • Roles in the registry

      Roles in the Registry  There are many users of the metadata registry, and all of them have different roles when it comes to maintaining the relevance and quality of metadata in the registry. Workgroup What is a Workgroup? It’s a team within the ...
    • Reviews

      Reviews Reviews are used to endorse metadata to different states by Registration Authorities - it's a way for different Registration Authorities, or different business areas, to put their "stamp of approval" on metadata content.  How to Open a ...
    • Creating and managing workgroups

      Creating a new Workgroup You have to be an Administrator to add a new Workgroup 1. Go to “Administrator Tools” at the bottom of the Dashboard side menu. If you do not see the "Administrator Tools" option in the sidebar, you will not be able to create ...
    • Validation rules

      Validation Rules About Validation Rules  Validation Rules allow Registration Authority managers to set business rules for metadata within their Registration Authority. Registry administrators to set registry-wide rules for content. Validation Rules ...

    Aristotle Metadata Community

    The Aristotle Metadata Community is a place where professionals dealing with data and metadata management from government, academia and the private sector can share their metadata knowledge. 

    Check out the Aristotle Metadata Community today!